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Word: killjoy

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


More Vocab Words

::: corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
::: uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
::: dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
::: degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
::: homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
::: embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
::: surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
::: postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)