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Word: emblazon

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

More Vocab Words

::: despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
::: gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
::: satirical - using satire; mocking
::: furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
::: berate - scold strongly
::: rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
::: stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
::: bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing