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Word: melee

Definition: fight


More Vocab Words

::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
::: sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
::: opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
::: authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
::: lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
::: orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
::: festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival