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Word: moribund

Definition: dying; at the point of death; CF. death


More Vocab Words

::: unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
::: nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
::: obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
::: propensity - natural inclination
::: peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly