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    timorous

    adjective | TIM-uh-rus

    Definition

    1 : of a timid disposition : fearful

    2 : expressing or suggesting timidity

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    gibe

    verb | JYBE

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    1 : to utter taunting words

    2 : to deride or tease with taunting words

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    ninja

    noun | NIN-juh

    Definition : a person trained in ancient Japanese martial arts and employed especially for espionage and assassinations

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    cordial

    adjective | KOR-jul

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    a : showing or marked by warm and often hearty friendliness, favor, or approval : politely pleasant and friendly

    b : sincerely or deeply felt

    2 : tending to revive, cheer, or invigorate

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    derogate

    verb | DAIR-uh-gayt

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    1 : to cause to seem inferior : disparage

    2 : to take away a part so as to impair : detract

    3 : to act beneath one's position or character

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    quixotic

    adjective | kwik-SAH-tik

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    1 : foolishly impractical especially in the pursuit of ideals; especially : marked by rash lofty romantic ideas or extravagantly chivalrous action

    2 : capricious, unpredictable

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    laissez-faire

    noun | less-ay-FAIR

    Definition

    1 : a doctrine opposing governmental interference in economic affairs beyond the minimum necessary for the maintenance of peace and property rights

    2 : a philosophy or practice characterized by a usually deliberate abstention from direction or interference especially with individual freedom of choice and action

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    plenary

    adjective | PLEN-uh-ree

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    1 : complete in every respect : absolute, unqualified

    2 : fully attended or constituted by all entitled to be present

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    loon

    noun | LOON

    Definition

    1 : lout, idler

    2
    chiefly Scotland : boy

    3
    a : a crazy person

    b : simpleton

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    pleonasm

    noun | PLEE-uh-naz-um

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    1 : the use of more words than those necessary to denote mere sense (as in the man he said) : redundancy

    2 : an instance or example of pleonasm

 

 
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