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Word: equipoise

Definition: balance; balancing force; equilibrium


More Vocab Words

::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
::: centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
::: swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
::: probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
::: dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
::: sonorous - resonant; producing a full deep sound; producing sound
::: constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
::: aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''