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Word: patina

Definition: green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting


More Vocab Words

::: acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
::: disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
::: enervate - weaken; take away energy from
::: intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
::: copious - plentiful
::: constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
::: infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
::: delude - deceive