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Word: wastrel

Definition: waster; profligate


More Vocab Words

::: maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
::: forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
::: forward - presumptuous or bold
::: unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
::: itinerant - wandering; traveling from place to place (to perform work); Ex. itinerant preacher
::: motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
::: perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
::: desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of