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Word: plaudit

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


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::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
::: aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
::: altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
::: fissure - crevice; crack
::: gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
::: sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
::: filch - steal (things of small value)