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Word: dumbfound

Definition: (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck


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::: recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
::: defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
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::: relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
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