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Word: contrite

Definition: penitent; repentant; N. contrition


More Vocab Words

::: imperil - put in danger
::: codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
::: putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
::: conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
::: dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
::: commodious - spacious and comfortable
::: saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
::: buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly