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Word: permissive

Definition: allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society

More Vocab Words

::: spoof - parody
::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
::: impecunious - without money
::: barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
::: unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
::: surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
::: nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof