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Word: aureole

Definition: sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light


More Vocab Words

::: chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
::: hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
::: mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
::: whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
::: fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
::: mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
::: rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
::: pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
::: glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves