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Word: bookish

Definition: fond of books and reading


More Vocab Words

::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
::: affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
::: industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
::: credo - creed
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: mirth - merriment; laughter
::: embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio