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Word: plaudit

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


More Vocab Words

::: ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
::: disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
::: myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
::: nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
::: retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
::: mingle - mix together in close association
::: mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
::: profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest