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Word: discombobulated

Definition: discomposed; confused


More Vocab Words

::: contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
::: vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
::: prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
::: arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
::: subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
::: heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic