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Word: demerit

Definition: fault; bad quality


More Vocab Words

::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
::: exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
::: paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
::: precise - exact
::: congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity