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Word: Occident

Definition: the West


More Vocab Words

::: frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
::: elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
::: disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
::: garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
::: satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
::: ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
::: collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
::: effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce