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Word: inopportune

Definition: untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen


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::: satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
::: cistern - reservoir or water tank
::: premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
::: paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
::: pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
::: inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious