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Word: anathema

Definition: solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize


More Vocab Words

::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
::: archipelago - group of closely located islands
::: ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
::: unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
::: gamut - entire range
::: nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
::: douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
::: repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
::: nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail