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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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::: tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
::: impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
::: convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: warranted - justified; authorized
::: riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
::: inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
::: stipend - pay for services