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Word: addle

Definition: make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)


More Vocab Words

::: jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
::: perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
::: imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
::: capricious - unpredictable; fickle
::: unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
::: intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
::: anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals