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Word: malapropos

Definition: inappropriate; ADV.


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::: allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
::: collation - a light meal; collating
::: porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
::: interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
::: worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
::: stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
::: generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
::: ubiquitous - being everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity
::: mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire