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Word: censor

Definition: (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.


More Vocab Words

::: disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
::: canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
::: monotheism - belief in one God
::: glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves