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Word: discursive

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


More Vocab Words

::: rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
::: foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
::: runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
::: pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
::: vernal - pertaining to spring
::: bolster - support; reinforce
::: pretext - excuse
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded