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Word: tatter

Definition: torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes


More Vocab Words

::: vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
::: behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
::: mishap - unfortunate accident
::: brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
::: ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
::: contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
::: horde - crowd; swarm
::: remit - transmit (money) in payment; free someone from a debt or punishment
::: revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture