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Word: timbre

Definition: quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)

More Vocab Words

::: conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
::: licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
::: epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
::: tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
::: taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
::: adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
::: dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.