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Word: confluence

Definition: flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together


More Vocab Words

::: comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
::: moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
::: maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
::: sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
::: defection - desertion
::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: nourishment - something that nourishes; food