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Word: distrait

Definition: absentminded; distracted


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::: amphibian - able to live both on land and in water; N.
::: ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
::: hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
::: entreat - plead; ask earnestly
::: codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
::: pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
::: prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
::: glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery