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Word: increment

Definition: increase


More Vocab Words

::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
::: reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
::: stipend - pay for services
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
::: guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise