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Word: tantrum

Definition: fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.


More Vocab Words

::: aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
::: matrimony - state of being married
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
::: hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
::: exult - rejoice
::: lewd - lustful
::: crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
::: lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience