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Word: milieu

Definition: social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.


More Vocab Words

::: epoch - period of time
::: truncate - cut the top off; shorten
::: pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
::: sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
::: demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
::: efface - rub out; remove the surface of
::: irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)