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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

::: deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
::: natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
::: masticate - chew
::: flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
::: catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
::: juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
::: tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
::: muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
::: graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
::: vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag