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Word: encipher

Definition: encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher

More Vocab Words

::: intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
::: anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
::: seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
::: condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
::: restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
::: sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ