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Word: trinket

Definition: knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry


More Vocab Words

::: propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
::: repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
::: intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
::: modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
::: stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
::: guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon