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Word: implode

Definition: burst inward; CF. vaccum tube


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::: uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
::: confound - confuse; puzzle
::: lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
::: jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
::: discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
::: insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
::: stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
::: contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency