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Word: nonplus

Definition: put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more


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::: hackneyed - commonplace; trite
::: multiform - having many forms
::: militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
::: scanty - meager; insufficient
::: inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
::: repast - meal; feast; banquet
::: vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
::: ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice