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Word: ambivalence

Definition: the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions


More Vocab Words

::: stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
::: connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
::: bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
::: incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
::: florescence - condition or period of flowering
::: concordat - formal agreement
::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
::: finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion