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Word: distrait

Definition: absentminded; distracted


More Vocab Words

::: vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: allay - calm; pacify
::: venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
::: expedite - hasten; make go faster