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Word: dumbfound

Definition: (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck


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::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
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::: irrefutable - indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
::: variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
::: vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
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::: wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.