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Word: drivel

Definition: nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense


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::: exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
::: renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
::: inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
::: assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
::: symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
::: apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
::: prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: circuitous - roundabout
::: aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics