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Word: kudos

Definition: honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement


More Vocab Words

::: baffle - frustrate; perplex
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
::: amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
::: deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
::: ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)