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Word: idyll

Definition: (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


More Vocab Words

::: seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
::: cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
::: pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
::: cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
::: recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
::: renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
::: interpolate - insert between
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
::: behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power