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Word: killjoy

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


More Vocab Words

::: gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
::: disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
::: concise - brief and compact
::: opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
::: anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
::: effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
::: slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
::: somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical