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Word: dysentery

Definition: inflammatory disorder of the lower intestinal tract


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::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
::: fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
::: gainsay - deny
::: delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
::: evenhanded - impartial; fair
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: progenitor - ancestor
::: salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.