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Word: decelerate

Definition: slow down


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::: antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
::: undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
::: viand - food; CF. live
::: conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
::: concise - brief and compact
::: checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
::: addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
::: hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
::: oligarchy - government by a privileged few
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace