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Word: hue_and_cry

Definition: outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule


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::: infinitesimal - very small
::: provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
::: encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
::: malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
::: truism - self-evident truth
::: subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
::: maudlin - effusively sentimental
::: whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy