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Word: episodic

Definition: (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience


More Vocab Words

::: suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
::: stalwart - physically strong; brawny; steadfast; strong in mind or determination; Ex. stalwart supporter; N: stalwart follower
::: purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: emasculate - weaken; castrate
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
::: coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier