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Word: comeuppance

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


More Vocab Words

::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
::: hermitage - home of a hermit
::: profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
::: adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
::: murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
::: discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
::: enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
::: narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus