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Word: discursive

Definition: (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)

More Vocab Words

::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
::: illicit - illegal
::: rampart - defensive mound of earth
::: impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
::: exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
::: impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action