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Word: killjoy

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


More Vocab Words

::: brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
::: tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
::: abscission - cutting off; separation
::: spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
::: ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
::: suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
::: plumage - feathers of a bird;
::: equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity