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Word: provenance

Definition: place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come


More Vocab Words

::: paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
::: leonine - like a lion
::: nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
::: dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
::: numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
::: foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
::: constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
::: oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
::: vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
::: orator - public speaker