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Word: equivocate

Definition: use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation


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::: destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
::: humid - damp; N. humidity
::: anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
::: erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
::: extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
::: pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
::: bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic