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Word: swipe

Definition: hit with a sweeping motion; N.

More Vocab Words

::: inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
::: inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
::: spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
::: precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
::: dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
::: abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful