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Word: sleazy

Definition: shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric


More Vocab Words

::: acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
::: resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
::: cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
::: provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
::: repository - storehouse
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
::: buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
::: papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant