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Word: simian

Definition: monkeylike; N: ape or monkey


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::: delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
::: diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
::: wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
::: adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
::: temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work