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Word: Occident

Definition: the West


More Vocab Words

::: pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
::: outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
::: circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
::: confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: authenticate - prove genuine
::: impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
::: decelerate - slow down
::: irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy