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Word: fulminate

Definition: thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation


More Vocab Words

::: rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: anomalous - abnormal; irregular
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
::: cadet - student at a military school
::: vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
::: idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic