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Word: anthropoid

Definition: manlike; resembling a human being; N.


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::: condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
::: benison - blessing
::: fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
::: vex - annoy; distress
::: debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.