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Word: compendium

Definition: brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious


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::: mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
::: proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
::: oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
::: prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
::: anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
::: graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
::: tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
::: desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.