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Word: animadversion

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


More Vocab Words

::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
::: outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
::: distrait - absentminded; distracted
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: recline - lie down
::: overblown - inflated; exaggerated
::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
::: cohesion - tendency to keep together