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Word: propinquity

Definition: nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship


More Vocab Words

::: languish - lose animation or strength
::: stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
::: coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
::: maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
::: daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten