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Word: hibernate

Definition: sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation


More Vocab Words

::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
::: solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
::: attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
::: canto - division of a long poem
::: laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
::: mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
::: delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
::: effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation