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Word: asteroid

Definition: small planet


More Vocab Words

::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
::: exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
::: euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
::: scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: expound - explain
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)