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Word: bromide

Definition: platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement


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::: artisan - a manually skilled worker
::: gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
::: unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
::: prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
::: outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
::: carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
::: graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
::: incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
::: finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
::: blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light