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Word: whinny

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


More Vocab Words

::: negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
::: tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
::: distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
::: tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
::: nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
::: strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
::: apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy