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Word: patois

Definition: local or provincial dialect


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::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
::: discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
::: doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
::: perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
::: pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
::: decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
::: composure - mental calmness
::: dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
::: accord - agreement
::: myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand