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Word: jetsam

Definition: things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)


Sentences Containing 'jetsam'

Shortly after Burton's death, Jason Newsted from Flotsam and Jetsam became Metallica's new bassist, a position he held until his resignation in 2001.

More Vocab Words

::: bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
::: expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
::: unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
::: hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
::: entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
::: tawny - brownish yellow
::: abeyance - suspended action
::: benediction - blessing
::: papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
::: paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac