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Word: defrock

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


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::: maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
::: primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
::: gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
::: bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
::: conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
::: flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame