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Word: optimist

Definition: person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism


More Vocab Words

::: deleterious - harmful
::: jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
::: soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
::: chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
::: inconsequential - insignificant; unimportant
::: inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
::: instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
::: impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
::: gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
::: musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer