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Word: emasculate

Definition: weaken; castrate


More Vocab Words

::: insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
::: dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: empirical - based on experience
::: mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
::: derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
::: grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: wanderlust - strong longing to travel
::: trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen