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Word: putative

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


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::: ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: scrappy - quarrelsome
::: outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
::: faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
::: pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
::: vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium