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Word: coquette

Definition: flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.

More Vocab Words

::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
::: chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: itinerary - plan of a trip; record of a trip
::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: viand - food; CF. live
::: accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws