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Word: maraud

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


More Vocab Words

::: flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
::: gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
::: ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
::: diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
::: petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
::: nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave