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Word: plaudit

Definition: praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud


More Vocab Words

::: ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
::: feebleminded - deficient in intelligence; very stupid
::: excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
::: mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
::: commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
::: conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
::: throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
::: nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis