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Word: anthropoid

Definition: manlike; resembling a human being; N.


More Vocab Words

::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
::: prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
::: buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
::: infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
::: perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
::: resurrect - revive
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
::: maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
::: bode - foreshadow; portend