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Word: credential

Definition: evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.


More Vocab Words

::: debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
::: congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
::: conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
::: tenacity - firmness; persistence
::: plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
::: anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
::: homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life