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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


More Vocab Words

::: subaltern - subordinate
::: exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
::: frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
::: pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
::: indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
::: disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food