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Word: enfranchise

Definition: admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise


More Vocab Words

::: reprisal - retaliation
::: pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
::: cogitate - think over; ponder
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
::: indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate
::: 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
::: requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance