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Word: dowse

Definition: use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals


More Vocab Words

::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
::: willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
::: inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
::: courier - messenger
::: quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court