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January 26, 2021
79%    21%    #37 votes

What does sophomoric mean?

of, relating to, or characteristic of a sophomore

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January 25, 2021
80%    20%    #32 votes

What does guttersnipe mean?

street urchin, guttersnipe(noun)
a child who spends most of his time in the streets especially in slum areas

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January 24, 2021
86%    14%    #66 votes

What does adduce mean?

adduce, abduce, cite(verb)
advance evidence for

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January 23, 2021
62%    38%    #48 votes

What does visage mean?

countenance, physiognomy, phiz, visage, kisser, smiler, mug(noun)
the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)

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January 22, 2021
88%    12%    #108 votes

What does homologate mean?

to confirm, ratify or approve, especially officially or legally

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January 21, 2021
81%    19%    #72 votes

What does benefic mean?

exerting a favorable or beneficent influence

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January 20, 2021
100%    0%    #27 votes

What does usurp mean?

assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate(verb)
seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession

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