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Word: putative

Definition: supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child

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::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
::: douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
::: indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
::: anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: interstice - narrow space between things
::: gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
::: unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant