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Word: defrock

Definition: strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock


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::: penitent - repentant; N.
::: fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
::: antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
::: musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
::: congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
::: arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
::: vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak