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Word: acidulous

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


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::: noose - loop formed in a rope
::: leonine - like a lion
::: devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
::: mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: resurrect - revive
::: malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
::: commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent