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Buccaneer meaning

Buccaneer meaning

Noun: buccaneer Pronunciation: (bu`-ku`neer) Buccaneer meaning: A robber upon the sea; a pirate; a term applied especially to the piratical adventurers who made depredations on the Spaniards in America in the 17th and 18th centuries. …

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Quay meaning

quay meaning

Noun: quay Pronunciation: (kee) Quay meaning: A structure usually built parallel to the shoreline or bank to provide access to ships and boats. Synonyms: dock, wharf Quotations: Per Petterson – I went up above the quay …

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Yeoman meaning

yeoman meaning

Noun: yeoman Pronunciation: (yow-mun) Yeoman meaning: An attendant in a royal or noble household. Synonyms: beefeater, yeoman of the guard A person who owns and cultivates a small farm, specifically in former times. Synonyms: freeholder …

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Zest meaning

zest meaning

Noun: zest Pronunciation: (zest) Zest meaning:  A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor. Great enthusiasm and energy; Vigorous and enthusiastic …

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Zenith meaning

zenith meaning

Noun: zenith Pronunciation: (ze-nith) Zenith meaning: That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator or observer; the point of the heavens directly overhead; The point of culmination; the greatest height; …

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Zephyr meaning

zephyr meaning

Noun: zephyr Pronunciation: (ze-fu(r)) Zephyr meaning: The west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle breeze. Usually refreshing slight wind. Synonyms: air, breeze, gentle wind, waft. Quotations: Grover Cleveland – I would rather be the man who presents …

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Zany meaning

zany meaning

Noun: zany Pronunciation: (zey-nee) Zany meaning: One who acts as a clown to amuse others ; A buffoon in old comedies who imitates amusingly the tricks of others. Synonyms: buffoon, clown, merry andrew A stupid …

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Sage meaning

Swami Vivekananda

Noun: sage Pronunciation: (seyj) Sage meaning: A wise man; a man of gravity and wisdom; especially, a man who is renowned for profound wisdom; a grave philosopher.  Synonyms : wise, judicious, mentor Sage or Salvia …

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Juggernaut meaning

juggernaut meaning

Noun: juggernaut Pronunciation: (‘ju`-gur,not) Juggernaut meaning: A massive unstoppable force that seems to crush everything in its way. Synonyms: steamroller, blitz, crusade Quotations: Matthew Vaughn – It’s a juggernaut, yeah but I’m not phased by making movies. E. …

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Pugilist meaning

Noun: pugilist Pronunciation: (pyoo-ju-list) Pugilist meaning: One who fights with his fists; esp., a professional prize fighter; a boxer. Synonyms: boxer, fighter, bruiser, pug Quotations: Josh Billings – Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on …

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