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Word: pulchritude

Definition: beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous


More Vocab Words

::: assiduous - diligent
::: illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
::: figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: malediction - curse
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
::: affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
::: staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
::: capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president