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  • avidity
    on September 28, 2022 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (noun) Keen interest or enthusiasm. Synonyms: eagerness, avidness, keenness. Usage: A devoted fan, he followed the tennis tournament with avidity.Discuss

  • nutriment
    on September 27, 2022 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (noun) A source of nourishment; food. Synonyms: sustenance, victuals, aliment, nourishment, nutrition. Usage: The animals' habitat was destroyed in the storm, and they wandered the ravaged plains searching for nutriment.

  • petrolatum
    on September 26, 2022 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (noun) A semi-solid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum; used in medicinal ointments and for lubrication. Synonyms: mineral jelly, petroleum jelly. Usage: While her friends bought expensive designer lip balms, she stuck with her grandmother's remedy, a big jar of petrolatum.