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Word: matin

Definition: \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon


More Vocab Words

::: profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
::: spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
::: crinkle - wrinkle
::: ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
::: graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
::: inconsequential - insignificant; unimportant
::: clavicle - collarbone
::: dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
::: excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.