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Word: philatelist

Definition: stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting


More Vocab Words

::: problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
::: sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
::: erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
::: fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
::: exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
::: heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
::: prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
::: denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor