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Word: crochet

Definition: make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet


More Vocab Words

::: piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
::: glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
::: amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
::: deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
::: promontory - headland
::: affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
::: visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
::: autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
::: requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
::: compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt