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Word: killjoy

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


More Vocab Words

::: encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
::: impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
::: deluge - flood; rush; V.
::: reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
::: commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
::: verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
::: complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
::: concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
::: sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
::: subjugate - conquer; bring under control