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Word: factotum

Definition: handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything


More Vocab Words

::: complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
::: meager - scanty; inadequate
::: embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
::: distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
::: comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
::: naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: adamant - hard; inflexible
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom