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Word: pare

Definition: cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses


More Vocab Words

::: effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
::: flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
::: stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
::: granary - storehouse for grain
::: adherent - supporter; follower
::: pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
::: intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
::: gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe