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Word: maraud

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


More Vocab Words

::: preamble - introductory statement
::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
::: genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
::: dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
::: philology - study of language or words
::: unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
::: grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
::: oligarchy - government by a privileged few
::: nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude