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Word: chortle

Definition: chuckle with delight; N.


More Vocab Words

::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
::: bellicose - warlike
::: enjoin - command; order; forbid
::: fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
::: component - element; ingredient
::: expedite - hasten; make go faster
::: dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck