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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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::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
::: crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
::: incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
::: humdrum - dull; monotonous
::: amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully