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Word: encipher

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

More Vocab Words

::: baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
::: automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
::: pinnace - small boat
::: notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
::: momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
::: document - provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
::: verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
::: rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century