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Word: nonplus

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


More Vocab Words

::: unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: perpetual - everlasting
::: murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
::: inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
::: suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
::: gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
::: primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
::: levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
::: malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)