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Word: simper

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


More Vocab Words

::: finite - limited
::: deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: inception - start; beginning
::: crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
::: warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
::: manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
::: expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
::: exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
::: subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena