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Word: pandemic

Definition: widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people


More Vocab Words

::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
::: withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
::: exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
::: soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
::: etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''