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Word: dowdy

Definition: untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman


More Vocab Words

::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: brawl - noisy quarrel
::: categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
::: incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
::: manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
::: largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
::: knack - special talent; art
::: generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
::: incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
::: regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer