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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

::: oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
::: lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
::: disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
::: incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
::: pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
::: stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
::: irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
::: rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.