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Word: laity

Definition: laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy


More Vocab Words

::: intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
::: drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
::: volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
::: cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
::: venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
::: diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
::: compulsive - resulting from compulsion
::: virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
::: inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
::: discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)