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Word: accoutre

Definition: equip; N. accoutrement


More Vocab Words

::: contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
::: bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)
::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
::: levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
::: babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic