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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

::: opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
::: listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
::: indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
::: nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
::: maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
::: auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
::: droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
::: anomaly - irregularity
::: feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
::: forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine