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Word: pyromaniac

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


More Vocab Words

::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
::: resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
::: pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
::: motto - brief statement used to express a principle
::: aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
::: crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
::: recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
::: domineer - rule over tyrannically
::: nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment