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Word: striated

Definition: marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line


More Vocab Words

::: apprehensive - fearful; discerning
::: diva - operatic singer; prima donna
::: persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
::: retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
::: confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
::: broil - cook by direct heat; N.
::: clientele - body of customers
::: metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
::: serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
::: proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent