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Word: clarion

Definition: shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times

More Vocab Words

::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
::: grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
::: canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
::: diadem - crown
::: deft - neat; skillful
::: dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
::: salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
::: acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
::: cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body