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Word: quirk

Definition: sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate


More Vocab Words

::: prefatory - introductory; of a preface
::: sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
::: delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: vying - contending; CF. vie
::: smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
::: obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
::: moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
::: veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
::: symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life