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BNB vocab

the words with their definitions and synonyms

TermDefinition
brute a savagely violent person or animal. "he was a cold-blooded brute" synonyms: savage, beast, monster
commence begin; start. "his design team commenced work" synonyms: begin, start;
glum looking or feeling dejected; morose. "they looked glum but later cheered up" synonyms: gloomy, downcast, downhearted
ilk a type of people or things similar to those already referred to. "the veiled suggestions that reporters of his ilk seem to be so good at" synonyms: type, sort, class, category, group
ingratitude a discreditable lack of gratitude. "she returned her daughter's care with ingratitude and unkindness" synonyms: ungratefulness, thanklessness, lack of appreciation,
lavatory a room or compartment with a toilet and washbasin; a bathroom. " i went to the lavatory" synonyms: toilet
provoked deliberately make (someone) annoyed or angry. "Rachel refused to be provoked" synonyms: annoy, anger, incense
urchins a mischievous young child, especially one who is poorly or raggedly dressed. "i saw a urchin in the ally synonyms: ragamuffin, waif, stray
vermin wild mammals and birds that are believed to be harmful to crops, farm animals, or game, or that carry disease, e.g., foxes, rodents, and insect pests. "there was a vermin in my house synonyms: pests, parasites
welted strike (someone or something) hard and heavily. "I could have welted her" synonyms: hit
crouched adopt a position where the knees are bent and the upper body is brought forward and down, sometimes to avoid detection or to defend oneself. "we crouched down in the trench" synonyms: squat, bend (down)
lam hit (someone) hard. "I'll come over and lam you in the mouth in a minute" synonyms: hit, punch
reggedy scruffy, shabby "his shirt was reggedy"
spigots a faucet (a device for controlling the flow of liquid in a faucet) "they had warm water running through there spigots
swopped take part in an exchange of. "we swapped phone numbers" synonyms: bandy, exchange, trade
briches another way to say pants "put on your briches" synonyms: pants
crawdad a freshwater crayfish "i am allergic to crawdads" synonyms: crayfish, lobster
gait a person's manner of walking. "the easy gait of an athlete" synonyms: walk, step, stride, pace "there was a new liveliness to her gait"
hypnotizing produce a state of hypnosis in (someone). "a witness had been hypnotized to enhance his memory" synonyms: mesmerize, put into a trance
kin one family and relations "he is expected to make a payment to his wife's kin" synonyms: relatives, relations, family (members)
muskrat a large semi aquatic North American rodent with a musky smell, valued for its fur "i saw a muskrat in my house" synonyms: nudson seal
wiry resembling wire in form and texture. "his wiry black hair" synonyms: coarse, rough, stiff
conscience an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behavior. "he had a guilty conscience about his desires" synonyms: sense of right and wrong
knickers loose-fitting trousers gathered at the knee or calf. "put on your knickers" synonyms: pants
paltry (of an amount) small or meager. "she would earn a paltry $33 more each month" synonyms: small, meager
puny small and weak. "skeletal, white-faced, puny children" synonyms: undersized
scooted go or leave somewhere quickly. "I'd better scoot" synonyms: run
trousers an outer garment covering the body from the waist to the ankles "put on your trousers" synonyms: pants
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