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Word: compensatory

Definition: making up for; repaying


More Vocab Words

::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
::: crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
::: dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
::: debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
::: agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
::: voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
::: confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
::: scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general