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Word: killjoy

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


More Vocab Words

::: unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
::: offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
::: fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
::: obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
::: remnant - remainder
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
::: virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength