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Word: devolve

Definition: deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to


More Vocab Words

::: substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
::: obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
::: ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
::: witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
::: vicar - parish priest; representative
::: cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome