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Word: colander

Definition: utensil with perforated bottom used for straining

More Vocab Words

::: viand - food; CF. live
::: leonine - like a lion
::: amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
::: fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
::: potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
::: quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
::: gratuity - tip
::: lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
::: compulsive - resulting from compulsion
::: sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast