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Word: misdemeanor

Definition: minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing


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::: mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
::: prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
::: levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
::: overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
::: tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
::: piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces