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Word: addle

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


More Vocab Words

::: adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
::: arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
::: anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
::: abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
::: painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death