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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

::: assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
::: inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
::: Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
::: pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
::: debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
::: malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
::: salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison