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Word: plaudit

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


More Vocab Words

::: husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
::: foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
::: auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
::: contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
::: solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
::: impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
::: whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
::: sherbet - flavored dessert ice
::: submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work