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  • valance
    on January 30, 2023 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (noun) An ornamental drapery hung across a top edge, as of a bed, table, or canopy. Synonyms: cornice, pelmet, valance board. Usage: Large valances of silk, embroidered with flowers of gay colors, which were rather faded, fell from the wide windows.Discuss

  • miscreant
    on January 29, 2023 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (noun) A person without moral scruples. Synonyms: reprobate. Usage: And here, gentlemen, the foul play of these miscreants must come out.

  • buffoonery
    on January 28, 2023 at 5:00 am

    Definition: (noun) Acting like a clown or buffoon. Synonyms: clowning, harlequinade, prank, frivolity. Usage: Mrs. Williams had little patience for the class clown's buffoonery, and she would often send him to the principal's office.