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Word: disquisition

Definition: formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report


More Vocab Words

::: prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
::: fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
::: glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
::: mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
::: pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
::: solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
::: hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
::: fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
::: putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child