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Word: charlatan

Definition: quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)

More Vocab Words

::: denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
::: fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
::: gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
::: homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
::: imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
::: slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
::: bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
::: asteroid - small planet