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Word: cavalcade

Definition: procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry

More Vocab Words

::: sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
::: depredation - plundering; destruction
::: sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
::: importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
::: peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: aptitude - fitness; talent
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
::: atypical - not normal; not typical