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Word: minatory

Definition: menacing; threatening


More Vocab Words

::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
::: unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
::: mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
::: puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
::: venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
::: despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
::: discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
::: discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic