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Word: distend

Definition: expand; swell out


More Vocab Words

::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
::: lascivious - lustful
::: incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
::: brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
::: upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
::: interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
::: truncate - cut the top off; shorten