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Word: comeuppance

Definition: deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke


More Vocab Words

::: brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
::: sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
::: novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
::: kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
::: febrile - feverish
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible