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Word: animadversion

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


More Vocab Words

::: salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
::: magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
::: stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
::: mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
::: nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
::: prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
::: attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
::: layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance