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Word: distend

Definition: expand; swell out


More Vocab Words

::: verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
::: deleterious - harmful
::: malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
::: apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
::: rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
::: hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
::: gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity