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Word: chortle

Definition: chuckle with delight; N.


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::: license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
::: knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
::: reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
::: opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
::: fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
::: feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
::: cessation - stoppage
::: pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
::: garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
::: flotsam - drifting wreckage