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Word: simper

Definition: smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly


More Vocab Words

::: inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
::: fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
::: outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
::: scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
::: affluence - abundance; wealth
::: catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
::: pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
::: stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings