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Word: emblazon

Definition: ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment


More Vocab Words

::: patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
::: inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
::: domineer - rule over tyrannically
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
::: deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
::: chaotic - in utter disorder
::: collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters