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Word: emasculate

Definition: weaken; castrate


More Vocab Words

::: travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: precursor - forerunner; predecessor
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
::: hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
::: petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
::: nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
::: maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate