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Word: comity

Definition: courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations


More Vocab Words

::: physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
::: argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
::: interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
::: resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
::: emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
::: dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
::: apprise - inform
::: crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.