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Word: veneer

Definition: thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.


More Vocab Words

::: wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
::: precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
::: havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
::: itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
::: chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
::: legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
::: insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)