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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

::: negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
::: jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
::: derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
::: ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
::: cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
::: chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
::: breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
::: craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning