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Word: xenophobia

Definition: fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe


More Vocab Words

::: flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
::: fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
::: exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
::: deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
::: ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
::: adage - wise saying; proverb
::: pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
::: brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
::: notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
::: accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging