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Word: layman

Definition: man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional

More Vocab Words

::: gamut - entire range
::: institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
::: skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
::: farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
::: hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
::: exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent