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Word: malapropos

Definition: inappropriate; ADV.


More Vocab Words

::: contusion - bruise
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
::: legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
::: anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
::: parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
::: vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
::: macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper