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Word: pachyderm

Definition: thick-skinned animal


More Vocab Words

::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
::: tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
::: exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
::: regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
::: temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
::: recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist