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Word: luminary

Definition: celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)


More Vocab Words

::: dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
::: natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
::: cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
::: ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
::: geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
::: append - attach
::: brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
::: gainsay - deny
::: espionage - spying
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation