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Word: carat

Definition: (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold


More Vocab Words

::: laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
::: shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
::: crevice - crack; fissure
::: saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
::: foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
::: expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
::: loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
::: clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
::: slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
::: converge - approach; tend to meet; come together