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Word: rostrum

Definition: raised platform for speech-making; pulpit


More Vocab Words

::: ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
::: pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
::: sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
::: gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
::: rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
::: rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
::: tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous