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Word: emasculate

Definition: weaken; castrate


More Vocab Words

::: vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
::: prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
::: rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
::: assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
::: stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
::: desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
::: turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
::: anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
::: natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal