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Word: Occident

Definition: the West


More Vocab Words

::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: cadet - student at a military school
::: absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
::: vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
::: indelible - not able to be erased
::: environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
::: shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
::: insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
::: delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious