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Word: hue_and_cry

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


More Vocab Words

::: authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
::: infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
::: depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
::: induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
::: droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
::: infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
::: placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
::: nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
::: intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things