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Brogan meaning

brogan meaning

Noun: brogan Pronunciation: (brow-gun) Brogan meaning: A thick and heavy shoe. A coarse work shoe reaching to the ankle. Synonyms: brogue, clodhopper, work shoe Quotations: Jacqueline Woodson – At the end of the day he lights a …

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Ambidextrous meaning

ambidextrous meaning

Adjective: ambidextrous Pronunciation: (am-bi’deks-trus) Ambidextrous meaning: Using both the hands with equal ease. Characterized by duplicity.Marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another. Synonyms: two-handed, double-dealing. …

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Altruism meaning

altruism meaning

Noun: altruism Pronunciation: (al-troo,i-zum) Altruism meaning:  The quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others.. Behavior by an animal that is not beneficial to or may be harmful to itself but that benefits others of its …

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Agrarian meaning

agrarian meaning

Adjective: agrarian Pronunciation: (u’greh-ree-un) Agrarian meaning:  Relating to the cultivation of land;Relating to the farming lands. Characteristic of farmers or their way of life. Synonyms: agricultural, farming Noun: agrarian Agrarian meaning: A person who advocates the political interests of …

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Fratricide meaning

fratricide meaning

Noun: fratricide Pronunciation: (fra-tri,sid) Fratricide meaning: A person who murders their brother or sister. Fire that injures or kills an ally. The murder of your sibling. Synonyms: murderer, man slayer. Quotations: Jim Albaugh – On the positive side, …

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Freckle meaning

freckle meaning

Noun: freckle Pronunciation: (fre-kul) Freckle meaning: A small brownish spot (of the pigment melanin) on the skin Synonyms: lentigo Verb: freckle Freckle meaning: Become freckled or marked with freckles Derived forms: freckled, freckles, freckling Quotations: Dorothy …

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Facade meaning

facade meaning

Noun: facade Pronunciation: (fu’saad) Facade meaning: The face or front of a building. A false, superficial, or artificial appearance or effect. Synonyms: exterior, forehead, face, forepart. Quotations: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross –  It is not the end of the physical body …

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Tussle meaning

tussle meaning

Verb: tussle Pronunciation: (tu-s(u)l) Tussle meaning: Fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters. Make messy or untidy. Synonyms: scuffle, stoush, brawl, muss, dogfight, hassle. Quotations: Lord Byron – One certainly has a …

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Quell meaning

quell meaning

Verb: quell Pronunciation: (kwel) Quell meaning: Suppress or crush completely.To thoroughly overwhelm and reduce to submission. Quiet, pacify, overcome. Synonyms: quench, squelch, appease. Derived forms: quelling, quelled, quells Quotations: Karl Marx – Machines were, it may be …

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Jubilant meaning

jubilant meaning

Adjective: jubilant Pronunciation: (joo-bu-lunt) Jubilant meaning: Joyful and very proud especially because of triumph or success. Full of high spirited delight. Synonyms: exultant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, elated, gleeful. Quotations: Quincy Krosby – This was a classic case of what’s …

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