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Word: nadir

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


More Vocab Words

::: outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
::: fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
::: humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
::: calculated - deliberately planned; likely
::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question