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Word: pachyderm

Definition: thick-skinned animal


More Vocab Words

::: dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
::: morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
::: exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
::: whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange