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Word: pulchritude

Definition: beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous


More Vocab Words

::: seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
::: unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: 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
::: gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
::: inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
::: captious - faultfinding; too critical
::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
::: impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization