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Word: didactic

Definition: (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism


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::: stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: iota - very small quantity
::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
::: askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
::: fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
::: abolish - cancel; put an end to
::: verbose - wordy; N. verbosity