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Word: ploy

Definition: strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy


More Vocab Words

::: consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
::: repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
::: cleft - N: split
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
::: heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
::: abolish - cancel; put an end to
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician