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Word: lectern

Definition: reading desk or stand for a public speaker

More Vocab Words

::: vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
::: somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
::: anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
::: vying - contending; CF. vie
::: benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
::: potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
::: incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
::: invective - abuse