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Word: killjoy

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


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::: fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
::: eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
::: hovel - shack; small wretched house
::: conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
::: deleterious - harmful