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Word: inane

Definition: silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity


More Vocab Words

::: officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
::: exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
::: unintimating - unfrightening
::: peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
::: goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
::: caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
::: homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
::: optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
::: hut - crude dwelling; shack
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid