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Word: distend

Definition: expand; swell out


More Vocab Words

::: pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: avuncular - of or like an uncle
::: tertiary - third in order or rank
::: dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
::: livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
::: fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life