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Word: encipher

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


More Vocab Words

::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: forebears - (forbears) ancestors
::: amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
::: topple - become unsteady and fall down
::: carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
::: minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
::: mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
::: mauve - pale purple
::: heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
::: abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate