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Word: emasculate

Definition: weaken; castrate


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::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
::: hapless - unfortunate; luckless
::: incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
::: iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
::: elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
::: unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious