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Word: propulsive

Definition: driving forward; N. propulsion


More Vocab Words

::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
::: shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
::: gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
::: levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
::: bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
::: distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
::: doggerel - poor verse
::: queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy