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Word: emasculate

Definition: weaken; castrate


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::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
::: nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
::: urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
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