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Word: pulchritude

Definition: beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous


More Vocab Words

::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
::: enjoin - command; order; forbid
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
::: genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor