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Word: defrock

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


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::: commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
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::: perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
::: capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
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::: exorcise - drive out evil spirits