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Word: animadversion

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


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::: vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
::: promontory - headland
::: detonation - explosion
::: turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
::: listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
::: fundamental - basic; primary; essential
::: bacchanalian - drunken
::: recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength