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Word: distend

Definition: expand; swell out


More Vocab Words

::: plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
::: obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
::: pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
::: oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
::: parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
::: implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
::: irascible - irritable; easily angered
::: conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
::: indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter