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Word: Occident

Definition: the West


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::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
::: circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
::: sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
::: negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
::: bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
::: ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
::: bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
::: engaging - charming; attractive
::: repast - meal; feast; banquet
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful