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Word: colander

Definition: utensil with perforated bottom used for straining


Sentences Containing 'colander'

Kersten began his studies in Helsinki where he studied with the specialist Dr Colander.

More Vocab Words

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::: philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
::: addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
::: rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
::: obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
::: anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
::: cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
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