Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Category: Vocabulary

Oct
04
2017

malingerer

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m@ lIng g@r @er

noun
one who pretends to be ill or injured, especially in order to avoid work or duty.
The army doctor found nothing wrong with the soldier and concluded he was a malingerer.

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Oct
03
2017

regicide

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re jih saId

noun
1.  the murder of a king.
Many around the young king feared that the nobles were plotting regicide.
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Oct
03
2017

atheist

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

eI thi ihst

noun
one who believes that there is no god or gods.
He’d grown up believing in God, but the war had made him an atheist.
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Oct
02
2017

academician

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@ kae d@ mI sh@n  [or]  ae k@ d@ mI sh@n

noun
one who belongs to an organization, such as a college or other academy, that promotes learning.
He has now retired from the university after thirty-five years as an academician.

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Oct
02
2017

epicure

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e pih kyuhr

noun
a  person who has cultivated tastes, as in food or wine; connoisseur.
I think even my father-in-law the epicure would approve of the food at this restaurant.
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