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Word: pinnace

Definition: small boat


More Vocab Words

::: mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
::: serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
::: misgivings - doubts
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
::: amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
::: aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
::: impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
::: perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.