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Word: dishearten

Definition: discourage


More Vocab Words

::: expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
::: encircle - surround
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
::: facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
::: equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
::: comestible - something fit to be eaten
::: expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
::: calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship