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Word: whinny

Definition: neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make


More Vocab Words

::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: circuitous - roundabout
::: hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
::: vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
::: libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
::: giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
::: epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
::: devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach