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Word: peripatetic

Definition: walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy


More Vocab Words

::: partition - divide into parts
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
::: brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
::: obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral