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Word: killjoy

Definition: grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others


More Vocab Words

::: disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
::: ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
::: outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
::: atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
::: malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
::: incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
::: moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
::: rotund - (of a person) fat and round
::: pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
::: chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff