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mordacious
pronunciation: /mor-DA-shus/
adj : prone to biting
"Postal carriers are trained to avoid mordacious dogs in their neighborhoods."


sobriquet
pronunciation: /SOH-brih-KAY/
n : a nickname
"Because of his daring rescues and brave heroics, the firefighter earned the sobriquet 'Superman'."


connotation
pronunciation: /con-uh-TAY-shun/
n : an idea or image suggested by or associated with a word
The word 'mother' has different connotations to different people."


diadem
pronunciation: /DI-a-dem/
n *1:crown; specifically : a royal headband 2:something that adorns like a crown
The elegant queens of ancient Greece preferred simple elegance, opting for a single diadem of gold or leaves rather than more ornate crowns.


obviate
pronunciation: /OB-vi-ate/
v : clear out of the way
"The quarterly profits obviated the investors doubts."


perfidious
pronunciation: /per-FID-I-us/
adj : untrustworthy : treacherous and disloyal
"The perfidious teen often offered to baby-sit, but was never given the responsibility."
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