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  • trenchant
    on November 29, 2022 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (adjective) Having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect. Synonyms: searching. Usage: His trenchant criticism redirected the debate and gave everyone something new to consider.Discuss

  • phytophagous
    on November 28, 2022 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (adjective) Feeding on plants, including shrubs and trees. Synonyms: plant-eating, phytophilous. Usage: The dot moth is phytophagous, feeding on a wide variety of plants.

  • physic
    on November 27, 2022 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (noun) A medicine or drug, especially a cathartic. Synonyms: aperient, cathartic, purgative. Usage: "Affery, woman," said Mr. Flintwinch, with a friendly grin on his expressive countenance, "if you ever have a dream of this sort again, it'll be a sign of your being in want of physic."