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July 19, 2022
68%    32%    #87 votes

What does triturate mean?

To grind to a fine powder, to pulverize.

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July 18, 2022
58%    42%    #81 votes

What does ghibli mean?

A hot, dust-carrying desert wind in North Africa, somewhat similar to the foehn

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July 17, 2022
60%    40%    #81 votes

What does capoeira mean?

A martial art developed in Brazil.

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July 16, 2022
73%    27%    #80 votes

What does impetus mean?

drift, impetus, impulsion(noun)
a force that moves something along

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July 15, 2022
86%    14%    #68 votes

What does archetype mean?

original, archetype, pilot(noun)
something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies

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July 14, 2022
59%    41%    #48 votes

What does askew mean?

askew, awry(p), cockeyed, lopsided, wonky, skew-whiff(adverb)
turned or twisted toward one side

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July 13, 2022
74%    26%    #70 votes

What does propagate mean?

transmit from one generation to the next

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