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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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::: lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
::: merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
::: impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
::: stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
::: consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
::: compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
::: aptitude - fitness; talent
::: indigent - poor; destitute
::: precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses