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Word: Occident

Definition: the West


More Vocab Words

::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
::: hummock - small hill; hillock
::: engender - cause; produce; give rise to
::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
::: speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
::: fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
::: droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
::: supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
::: apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying