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Word: decant

Definition: pour off gently (wine or liquid)


More Vocab Words

::: vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
::: allure - entice; attract; tempt
::: unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
::: outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject