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Word: alluvial

Definition: pertaining to soil deposits left by running water


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::: fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
::: rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
::: vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
::: dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
::: predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
::: transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
::: repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
::: blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
::: paramour - illicit lover
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual