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Word: centripetal

Definition: tending toward the center


More Vocab Words

::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
::: buccaneer - pirate
::: polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
::: ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
::: efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
::: decelerate - slow down
::: waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
::: filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
::: resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter