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Word: Occident

Definition: the West


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::: stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
::: prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
::: inamorata - woman whom a man loves
::: subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
::: disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
::: ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference