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Word: execrate

Definition: curse; express abhorrence for; detest


More Vocab Words

::: admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
::: ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
::: adorn - decorate
::: buffoon - stupid person; clown
::: haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
::: raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
::: withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank