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Word: animadversion

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


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::: stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
::: bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
::: languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
::: dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
::: sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
::: inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
::: hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
::: dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work