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Word: acidulous

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


More Vocab Words

::: exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
::: decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
::: recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
::: impious - irreverent
::: embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
::: indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad