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Word: smirk

Definition: conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.


More Vocab Words

::: selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
::: bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
::: renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
::: tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
::: optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
::: missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
::: profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
::: monochrome - painting in only one color; ADJ.
::: ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
::: vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers