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Word: defrock

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


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::: perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
::: apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
::: gainsay - deny
::: wanderlust - strong longing to travel
::: emasculate - weaken; castrate
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
::: diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
::: notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
::: beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to