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Word: misnomer

Definition: wrong or improper name; incorrect designation


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::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
::: chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
::: disgruntle - make discontented
::: probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
::: grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
::: jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
::: perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
::: sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
::: comprise - include; consist of