Tag Archives: Definition

detriment


detriment

Definition: (noun) A damage or loss.
Synonyms: hurt
Usage: Her employers were understanding, and she was able to take a long leave of absence without detriment to her career. Discuss.
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word: LILLIPUTIAN


lilliputian 

Definition: (adjective) Very small.
Synonyms: bantamdiminutiveflyspeckmidgetpetitetiny
Usage: How am I supposed to fit everything I will need for summer camp in this lilliputian trunk?! Discuss.

 

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WORD: COGNOSCENTE


cognoscente 

Definition: (noun) A person with superior, usually specialized knowledge or highly refined taste.
Synonyms: connoisseur
Usage: I may not be a cognoscente of art, but I know talent when I see it, and this painter has it in spades. Discuss.

 

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