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Word: maraud

Definition: move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army


More Vocab Words

::: parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
::: bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)
::: artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
::: rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
::: plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy