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Word: catcall

Definition: shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.


More Vocab Words

::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
::: mischance - ill luck
::: proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
::: wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
::: rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
::: alchemy - medieval chemistry
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium