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Word: chortle

Definition: chuckle with delight; N.


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::: terminus - last stop of railroad; end
::: podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
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::: nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
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::: ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
::: polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
::: overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
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