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Word: shard

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


More Vocab Words

::: incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
::: petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
::: incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
::: nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind