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Word: animadversion

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


More Vocab Words

::: cessation - stoppage
::: statute - law enacted by the legislature
::: bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
::: disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
::: suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
::: incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
::: pendulous - hanging; suspended
::: somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
::: nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument