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Word: mellifluous

Definition: (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune


More Vocab Words

::: repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
::: putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
::: reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
::: flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: amnesia - loss of memory
::: primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary