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Word: chortle

Definition: chuckle with delight; N.


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::: dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
::: vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
::: autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
::: centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
::: astronomical - enormously large or extensive
::: ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
::: chasm - abyss; very deep crack
::: evince - show clearly
::: 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
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track