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Word: defrock

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


More Vocab Words

::: motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
::: conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
::: gullible - easily deceived
::: trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
::: promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
::: disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
::: tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
::: vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
::: reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
::: restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'