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Sully (adjective)

Definition:

dirty or tarnished, especially said of a reputation Continue reading

Adulation (noun)

Definition:

excessive flattery or admiration. Adulation is praise that is often overdone or excessive. Adulation is similar to flattery. Continue reading

Afford (verb)

Definition:

1. to be able to spare or give up; 2. to be the cause or source of something; 3. to be able to buy or do something because the resources are available Continue reading

Convene (verb)

Definition:

1. to arrange (a group of people); 2. to assemble; 3. to meet formally Continue reading

Proliferate (verb)

Definition:

1. to increase greatly in number; 2. to reproduce rapidly Continue reading

Dictate (verb, noun)

Definition:

(v.) 1. to give orders or demands with authority; 2. to speak into a tape recorder for later transcription of the text or to speak text to somebody writing it down; (n.) Continue reading

Bask (verb)

Definition:

1. to expose yourself to the warmth of the sun; 2. to derive pleasure and enjoyment from something. Continue reading

Cabal (noun, verb)

Definition:

(n.) 1. a group of people secretly conspiring against something, especially political; 2. a plot by conspirators; (v.) to enter into a conspiracy with others Continue reading

Urbane (adjective)

Definition:

showing sophistication and refinement, especially due to extensive travel and wide social experience. Urbane people are sophisticated, polished, cultured, refined. Continue reading

Decry (verb)

Definition:

to openly criticize something or someone, When you decry something, you simultaneously condemn it and discredit it, a formal act. Continue reading