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Word: contusion

Definition: bruise


More Vocab Words

::: tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
::: compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
::: agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
::: clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
::: insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
::: benison - blessing
::: exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling