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Word: onus

Definition: burden; responsibility


More Vocab Words

::: glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
::: eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
::: sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
::: representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: apiarist - person who keeps bees
::: impair - injure; hurt; damage
::: replicate - reproduce; duplicate
::: fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat