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August 3, 2020
55%    45%    #96 votes

What does assail mean?

assail, assault, set on, attack(verb)
attack someone physically or emotionally

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August 2, 2020
58%    42%    #135 votes

What does instigate mean?

incite, instigate, set off, stir up(verb)
provoke or stir up

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August 1, 2020
57%    43%    #158 votes

What does cowcatcher mean?

fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot(noun)
an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track

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July 31, 2020
61%    39%    #151 votes

What does neoteric mean?

A modern author (especially as opposed to a classical writer).

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July 30, 2020
68%    32%    #132 votes

What does exiguous mean?

extremely scanty

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July 29, 2020
72%    28%    #87 votes

What does bodacious mean?


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July 28, 2020
64%    36%    #66 votes

What does decoupage mean?

art produced by decorating a surface with cutouts and then coating it with several layers of varnish or lacquer

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