Parlous
Definition: Full of danger or uncertainty. Adjective Pronunciation: /paar·luhs/ Synonyms:…
Opprobrium
Definition: the public disgrace arising from someone's shameful conduct. Noun…
Acrid
Definition: Something having a strong unpleasant smell or taste Adjective…
Juberous
Definition: Doubtful; undecided; hesitating Pronunciation: /joob-uhr-uhs/ Synonyms: uncertain, unpredictable, wavering

Parlous

Definition: Full of danger or uncertainty. Adjective Pronunciation: /paar·luhs/ Synonyms: BadDireDreadful

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440 440 SOW

Opprobrium

Definition: the public disgrace arising from someone's shameful conduct. Noun Pronunciation: /uh·prow·bree·uhm/ Synonyms: DerogationCondemnationInfamy

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2560 1707 SOW

Acrid

Definition: Something having a strong unpleasant smell or taste Adjective Pronunciation: /A·kruhd/ Synonyms: SourPungentIrritatting

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740 479 SOW

Juberous

Definition: Doubtful; undecided; hesitating Pronunciation: /joob-uhr-uhs/ Synonyms: uncertain, unpredictable, wavering

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2560 1707 SOW

Highfalutin

Definition: seeming to be superior or important; pompous Pronunciation: /hai·fuh·loo·tn/ Synonyms: Boastful, Inflated, Lofty

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1440 2560 SOW

Serry

Verb Definition: to crowd together Pronunciation: /ser-ee/ Synonyms: Arranged, Jammed, Congested

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2560 1707 SOW

Gormless

Adjective Definition: lacking intelligence Pronunciation: /gorm-luhs/ Synonyms: Naive, Dull, Slow

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440 440 SOW

Pettifog

Verb Definition: to have petty arguments Pronunciation: /pet-ee-fawg/ Synonyms: Bicker, Altercate, Squabble

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1707 2560 SOW

Cynosure

Noun Definition: A person or thing that is the center of attention. Pronunciation: /sai·now·shr/ Synonyms: Notable, Worthy, Personage

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2560 1707 SOW

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