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Word: scintillate

Definition: sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation


More Vocab Words

::: fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
::: swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
::: rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
::: fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
::: onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
::: discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
::: agitate - stir up; disturb