Vocab Diary – 3rd March 2012, Saturday

Jostle

  1. verbpush or bump against roughly
  2. jostle for struggle or compete forcefully for

Grope

  1. verb feel about or search blindly or uncertainly with the hands
  2. grope for search uncertainly for (a word or an answer) in one’s mind
  3. informal fondle(someone) for sexual pleasure, especially against their will

Milieu

  1. nouna person’s social environment

Dastardly

  1. adjective dated or humurous wicked and cruel

Smoulder

  1. verb burn slowly with smoke but no flame
  2. show or feel a barely suppressed intense emotion
  3. exist in a suppressed or concealed state
  4. noun an instance of smouldering

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