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Word: misdemeanor

Definition: minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing


More Vocab Words

::: coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
::: invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
::: centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
::: reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
::: sluggard - lazy person
::: convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
::: dishearten - discourage
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
::: fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald