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Word: pyromaniac

Definition: person with an insane desire to set things on fire


More Vocab Words

::: insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
::: reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
::: infinitesimal - very small
::: savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
::: chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
::: flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
::: circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
::: daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint