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Word: simper

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


More Vocab Words

::: catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
::: mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
::: hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
::: tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
::: bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
::: dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn