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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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::: aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
::: shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
::: terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
::: extol - praise very highly; glorify
::: stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
::: infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex