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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

::: procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
::: dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
::: blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
::: gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
::: encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
::: furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
::: subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning