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Word: rostrum

Definition: raised platform for speech-making; pulpit


More Vocab Words

::: spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
::: betroth - become engaged to marry
::: arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
::: oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
::: inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
::: regime - method of system or government
::: forebears - (forbears) ancestors
::: ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
::: indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
::: plumage - feathers of a bird;