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Word: killjoy

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


More Vocab Words

::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
::: interstice - narrow space between things
::: vicar - parish priest; representative
::: fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
::: eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
::: optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
::: discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route