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Word: maraud

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


More Vocab Words

::: lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
::: rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
::: concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
::: subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
::: complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
::: negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
::: bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions