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Word: attenuate

Definition: make thin; weaken


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::: frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
::: nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
::: bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
::: squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
::: rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
::: cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention