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Word: backslide

Definition: revert (to bad habits); N. reverter


More Vocab Words

::: corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
::: gratuity - tip
::: artifacts - object made by human beings, either hand-made or mass-produced
::: complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
::: leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
::: engross - occupy fully; absorb
::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate