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Word: placebo

Definition: harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill


More Vocab Words

::: bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
::: motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
::: beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
::: wrath - anger; fury
::: manifesto - public declaration of principles; statement of policy
::: prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
::: bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
::: enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling