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Word: waft

Definition: move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window


More Vocab Words

::: institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
::: graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
::: incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
::: affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
::: collation - a light meal; collating
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: 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
::: trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.