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Word: attenuate

Definition: make thin; weaken


More Vocab Words

::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
::: upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
::: morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
::: penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
::: enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
::: aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
::: disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
::: problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.