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Beauteous

—adjective

1) beautiful.

—Related forms

beau·te·ous·ly, adverb
beau·te·ous·ness, noun
un·beau·te·ous, adjective
un·beau·te·ous·ly, adverb
un·beau·te·ous·ness, noun

1

Veracity

—noun

1) truthfulness.

—Related forms

non·ve·rac·i·ty, noun, plural non·ve·rac·i·ties.

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Upbraid

—verb

1) to scold: The military tribunal upbraided the soldier for his cowardice.

—Related forms

up·braid·er, noun
un·up·braid·ed, adjective

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Truculent

—adjective

1) savagely brutal or belligerent.

—Related forms

truc·u·lence, truc·u·len·cy, noun
truc·u·lent·ly, adverb

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Tangential

—adjective

1) slightly connected or divergent: tangential information.

—Related forms

tan·gen·ti·al·i·ty, noun
tan·gen·tial·ly, tan·gen·tal·ly, adverb
non·tan·gen·tal, adjective
non·tan·gen·tial, adjective
non·tan·gen·tial·ly, adverb
un·tan·gen·tal, adjective
un·tan·gen·tal·ly, adverb
un·tan·gen·tial, adjective
un·tan·gen·tial·ly, adverb

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Voluble

—adjective

1) talkative: a voluble spokesman for the cause.

—Related forms

vol·u·bil·i·ty, vol·u·ble·ness, noun
vol·u·bly, adverb
non·vol·u·bil·i·ty, noun
non·vol·u·ble, adjective
non·vol·u·ble·ness, noun
non·vol·u·bly, adverb
un·vol·u·ble, adjective
un·vol·u·ble·ness, noun
un·vol·u·bly, adverb

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Interlocutor

—noun

1) a person who takes part in a conversation or dialogue.

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Temerity

—noun

1) reckless boldness.

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Garboil

—noun

1) confusion.

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Peckish

—adjective

1) irritable or somewhat hungry: By noon we were feeling a bit peckish.

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Rident

—adjective

1) cheerful.

11

Dactylogram

— noun

1) a fingerprint.

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Intimate

—verb

1) to imply.

—Related forms

in·ti·mat·er, noun
in·ti·ma·tion, noun
pre·in·ti·ma·tion, noun
qua·si-in·ti·mat·ed, adjective
un·in·ti·mat·ed, adjective

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Lagniappe

—noun

1) a gratuity or bonus.

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Punctilious

—adjective

1) extremely attentive to details or formalities.

—Related forms

punc·til·i·ous·ly, adverb
punc·til·i·ous·ness, noun
un·punc·til·i·ous, adjective
un·punc·til·i·ous·ly, adverb
un·punc·til·i·ous·ness, noun

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Punctilio

—Noun

1) a detail of conduct or procedure.

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Estivate

—verb

1) to spend the summer, as at a specific place or activity.

—Related forms

es·ti·va·tor, noun

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Previse

—verb

1) to foresee.

—Related forms

pre·vi·sor, noun

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Foofaraw

—noun

1) a great fuss about something very insignificant.

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Grok

—verb

1) to understand thoroughly and intuitively.

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