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Word: factotum

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


More Vocab Words

::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
::: agape - openmouthed
::: elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.
::: ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
::: cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
::: winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
::: porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
::: bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior