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Word: filch

Definition: steal (things of small value)


More Vocab Words

::: satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
::: ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
::: indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
::: truncate - cut the top off; shorten
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
::: restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction