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Word: minatory

Definition: menacing; threatening

More Vocab Words

::: labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
::: leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
::: circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
::: defection - desertion
::: prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
::: circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
::: circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
::: exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy