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Word: colloquy

Definition: informal discussion; conversation


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::: spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
::: cohesion - tendency to keep together
::: deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
::: impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
::: sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
::: refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
::: onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
::: primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first