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Creaky meaning

decrepit

Adjective: creaky Pronunciation: (kree-kee) Creaky meaning: Worn and broken down by hard use Synonyms: decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone Having a rasping or grating sound Synonyms: screaky Of or pertaining to arthritis Synonyms: arthritic, rheumatic, …

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Conceited meaning

fastuous meaning

Adjective: conceited Pronunciation: (kun’see-tid) Conceited meaning: Characteristic of false pride or having an exaggerated sense of self importance Synonyms: egotistic, haughty, swollen-headed, puffed-up   Quotations: William Shakespeare – Conceit in weakest bodies works the strongest. …

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Coarse meaning

grobianism meaning

Adjective: coarse Pronunciation: (kors) Coarse meaning: Lacking refinement, cultivation or taste Of very low, inferior quality or value Of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles Synonyms: uncouth, …

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Contempt meaning

contemptuous meaning

Noun: contempt Pronunciation: (kun’tem(p)t) Contempt meaning: Lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike A manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous Open disrespect for a person or thing (law) a wilful disobedience to or disrespect for the authority of …

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Contemptuous meaning

contemptuous meaning

Adjective: contemptuous Pronunciation: (kun’tem(p)-choo-us) Contemptuous meaning: Expressing extreme contempt. Synonyms: disdainful, scornful, insulting Quotations: Sydney J. Harris – Patriotism is proud of a country’s virtues and eager to correct its deficiencies; it also acknowledges the …

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Cozen meaning

cozen meaning

Verb: cozen Pronunciation: (kú-zun) Cozen meaning: Be false to or be dishonest with. Act with artful deceit. Cheat or trick. To deceive or induce to do something by shrewd trickery or artful coaxing. Synonyms: deceive, …

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Crusade meaning

crusade meaning

Noun: crusade Pronunciation: (kroo’seyd) Crusade meaning: A series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end Any of the continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims. A vigorous campaign for …

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Clonk meaning

thud meaning

Noun: clonk Pronunciation: (klongk) Clonk meaning: A heavy dull sound as made by impact of heavy objects. Synonyms: thump, clump, clunk, thud Verb: clonk Clonk meaning: Make the sound of hitting something Quotations: Gregory Maguire …

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Clunk meaning

thud meaning

Noun: clunk Pronunciation: (klungk) Clunk meaning: A heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects) Synonyms: thump, thud, clump, clonk Verb: clunk Clunk meaning: Make or move along with a sound as of …

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Cocker meaning

cocker meaning

Noun: cocker Pronunciation: (ko-ku) Cocker meaning: A small breed with wavy silky hair which is originally developed in England. Synonyms: English cocker spaniel, cocker spaniel Verb: cocker Cocker meaning: Treat with excessive indulgence Synonyms: baby, …

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