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Word: defrock

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


More Vocab Words

::: subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
::: mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: clime - climate
::: stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
::: intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
::: abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
::: preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
::: archives - public records; place where public records are kept