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Word: defrock

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


More Vocab Words

::: prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
::: polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
::: vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
::: interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
::: sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
::: approbation - approval
::: relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
::: flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
::: discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
::: arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)