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Word: maverick

Definition: rebel; nonconformist (in a group)


More Vocab Words

::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
::: ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
::: tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
::: executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
::: sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
::: impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
::: dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
::: arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
::: bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking