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Word: reprise

Definition: musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises

More Vocab Words

::: arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
::: platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
::: obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
::: detonation - explosion
::: oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision