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Word: padre

Definition: chaplain (in the armed forces)


More Vocab Words

::: indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
::: erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
::: cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
::: cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
::: capricious - unpredictable; fickle
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
::: limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
::: inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
::: sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)