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Word: sojourn

Definition: temporary stay; V: stay for a time


More Vocab Words

::: foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
::: patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
::: aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
::: sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
::: concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
::: conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
::: sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
::: frail - weak; N. frailty