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Word: colloquy

Definition: informal discussion; conversation


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::: retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
::: carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
::: psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
::: crinkle - wrinkle
::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
::: hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
::: commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President