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Word: chortle

Definition: chuckle with delight; N.

More Vocab Words

::: admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
::: sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
::: distend - expand; swell out
::: ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
::: amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
::: contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
::: culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
::: malodorous - foul-smelling
::: surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
::: mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)