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Word: venue

Definition: location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come

More Vocab Words

::: mammoth - gigantic; enormous
::: badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
::: nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
::: peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
::: evince - show clearly
::: moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
::: understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
::: complementary - serving to complete something
::: obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
::: preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous