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Word: schematic

Definition: of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline


More Vocab Words

::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
::: conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
::: confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
::: dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
::: abscission - cutting off; separation
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
::: application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself