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Word: animadversion

Definition: critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval


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::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
::: demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
::: repast - meal; feast; banquet
::: motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
::: boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
::: levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
::: odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
::: wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something