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Word: anthropoid

Definition: manlike; resembling a human being; N.


More Vocab Words

::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
::: enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
::: ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
::: comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
::: gusty - windy
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
::: berate - scold strongly
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)