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Word: emblazon

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


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::: volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
::: cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
::: negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
::: static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
::: forebears - (forbears) ancestors
::: lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
::: askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at