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Word: jaunt

Definition: trip; short journey


More Vocab Words

::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
::: fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
::: imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
::: draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
::: altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
::: founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
::: bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
::: gist - essence; main point; substance