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Word: capillary

Definition: having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity


More Vocab Words

::: minatory - menacing; threatening
::: desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
::: derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
::: forebears - (forbears) ancestors
::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
::: implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
::: orator - public speaker
::: bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
::: rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
::: deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory