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Word: certitude

Definition: certainty


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::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
::: rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
::: iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
::: presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage