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Word: pachyderm

Definition: thick-skinned animal


More Vocab Words

::: whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
::: vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
::: probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
::: itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
::: satirical - using satire; mocking
::: turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude