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Word: stricture

Definition: severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction


More Vocab Words

::: fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
::: sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
::: lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
::: defalcate - embezzle
::: provisional - tentative; temporary
::: wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
::: flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
::: incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey