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Word: animadversion

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


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::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
::: ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
::: onus - burden; responsibility
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
::: botch - mismanage; blow
::: taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
::: disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
::: maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army