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Word: emasculate

Definition: weaken; castrate


More Vocab Words

::: tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
::: destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
::: glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
::: frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: seasoned - experienced