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Word: Occident

Definition: the West


More Vocab Words

::: evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
::: shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
::: chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
::: chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
::: diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
::: chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
::: diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work