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Word: stricture

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


More Vocab Words

::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
::: totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
::: eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
::: unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
::: sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
::: judicious - sound on judgment; wise