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Word: inamorata

Definition: woman whom a man loves


More Vocab Words

::: circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
::: ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
::: surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
::: prong - pointed projecting part
::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
::: resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
::: roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views