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Word: acidulous

Definition: slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic


More Vocab Words

::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: accessible - easy to approach; obtainable
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
::: protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
::: incarcerate - imprison
::: misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure