go-between

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Definition: (noun) A negotiator who acts as a link between parties. Synonyms: intercessor, intermediary, mediator. Usage: A skilled go-between can prove invaluable to businesses when negotiations become hostile or contentious. Discuss

luster

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Definition: (noun) The visual property of something that shines with reflected light. Synonyms: sheen, shininess. Usage: Distant masses of plants and flowers, mingled in ever-varying forms of beauty, are touched by the melancholy luster of the rising moon. Discuss

abductor

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Definition: (noun) Someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom). Synonyms: kidnapper, snatcher. Usage: Until dark the Englishman searched the nearby jungle for a trace of the missing one or a sign of the trail of her abductor. Discuss

clamorous

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Definition: (adjective) Conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry. Synonyms: strident, vociferous, blatant. Usage: The clamorous din of voices filled the air, and the judge was unable to restore order and quiet in his courtroom for some time. Discuss