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Word: animadversion

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


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::: cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
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::: bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
::: entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
::: confound - confuse; puzzle
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::: sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
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::: nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
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