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Word: convoke

Definition: call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation


More Vocab Words

::: strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
::: soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
::: elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
::: relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
::: bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
::: monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance