deprecate \DEP-rih-kayt\ (transitive verb) - 1 : To disapprove of strongly. 2 : To belittle; to depreciate. 3 : [Archaic] To pray against, as an evil; to seek to avert by prayer.
"While Jason was quick to deprecate his ...Read More
bivouac \BIV-wak, BIV-uh-wak\ (noun) - An encampment for the night, usually under little or no shelter.
(intransitive verb) - To encamp for the night, usually under little or no shelter.
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umbrage \UHM-brij\ (noun) - 1 : a. A vague or indistinct indication or suggestion; a hint. 2 : b. Reason for doubt; suspicion. 3 : Suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment. 4 : Shade; shadow; hence, something that...Read More
incipient \in-SIP-ee-uhnt\ (adjective) - Beginning to exist or appear.
"Rather than worrying about his actual circumstances, Jeff devoted entirely too much of his energies to worrying about money, preoccupied as he was by...Read More
dapple \DAP-uhl\ (noun) - 1 : A small contrasting spot or blotch. 2 : A mottled appearance, especially of the coat of an animal (as a horse).
(transitive verb) - 1 : To mark with patches of a color or shade; to spot.
palisade \pal-uh-SADE\ (noun) - 1 : A fence of stakes forming a defense. 2 : A line of steep cliffs, especially along a river.
(verb tr.) - To fortify with palisades.
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