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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

::: gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
::: inamorata - woman whom a man loves
::: conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
::: cache - hiding place; V.
::: circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
::: teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total