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Word: defrock

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


More Vocab Words

::: constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
::: bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
::: detonation - explosion
::: handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
::: antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
::: fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
::: smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
::: solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
::: squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.