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Word: mannerism

Definition: distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)


More Vocab Words

::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
::: mishap - unfortunate accident
::: saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
::: languish - lose animation or strength
::: capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
::: somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
::: stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
::: elysian - relating to paradise; blissful