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Word: decapitate

Definition: behead


More Vocab Words

::: imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
::: ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
::: foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
::: impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
::: intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
::: frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear