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Word: sleazy

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


More Vocab Words

::: annul - make void
::: crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
::: embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
::: tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
::: impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
::: paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
::: methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
::: gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
::: nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.