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Word: malapropos

Definition: inappropriate; ADV.


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::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
::: meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
::: unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
::: astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
::: ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
::: indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.