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Word: slapdash

Definition: hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)


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::: anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
::: litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
::: parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
::: commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
::: interminable - endless
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: reprisal - retaliation
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::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune