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Word: plaudit

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


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::: teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: suffragist - advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage
::: subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
::: peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
::: concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
::: panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
::: inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
::: nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
::: pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles