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Word: puerile

Definition: childish; immature; CF. puer: boy


More Vocab Words

::: dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
::: monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
::: biennial - every two years
::: wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
::: snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.
::: stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
::: enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
::: bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation