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Word: peon

Definition: landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage


More Vocab Words

::: bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
::: evenhanded - impartial; fair
::: corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
::: opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
::: viscid - adhesive; gluey
::: galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
::: haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
::: climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
::: heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
::: dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage