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Word: retrospective

Definition: looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect


More Vocab Words

::: colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
::: nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
::: craven - cowardly
::: compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: consonance - harmony; agreement
::: fancied - imagined; unreal