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Word: miscellany

Definition: mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items


More Vocab Words

::: totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
::: solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
::: validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
::: reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: maudlin - effusively sentimental
::: promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
::: torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
::: emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)