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Word: inamorata

Definition: woman whom a man loves


More Vocab Words

::: bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
::: ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
::: constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison