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Word: nadir

Definition: lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith


More Vocab Words

::: criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
::: disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
::: multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
::: importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
::: relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
::: venerate - revere; treat with great respect
::: ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
::: symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
::: requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
::: satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated