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Word: colloquy

Definition: informal discussion; conversation


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::: vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
::: demerit - fault; bad quality
::: mollify - soothe an angry person
::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
::: trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
::: kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate