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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


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::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
::: bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
::: dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
::: codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
::: consternation - great shock; dismay
::: pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
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