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Word: deputize

Definition: work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away


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::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
::: atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
::: distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
::: symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
::: uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
::: mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
::: petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
::: arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film