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Word: shard

Definition: fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)


More Vocab Words

::: equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
::: mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
::: brochure - pamphlet
::: cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
::: iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
::: grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
::: procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt