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Word: equipoise

Definition: balance; balancing force; equilibrium


More Vocab Words

::: cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
::: premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: incinerate - burn to ashes
::: centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
::: perturb - disturb greatly
::: paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
::: abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation