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Word: crescendo

Definition: increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent

More Vocab Words

::: malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
::: commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
::: unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
::: feign - pretend
::: functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
::: hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
::: satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
::: commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark