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Word: nuance

Definition: shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction


More Vocab Words

::: misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
::: disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
::: maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
::: affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
::: proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
::: brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
::: execrable - very bad; detestable
::: graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism