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Word: macerate

Definition: soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper


More Vocab Words

::: benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
::: regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
::: hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
::: osseous - made of bone; bony
::: allegiance - loyalty
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: insurrection - rebellion; uprising
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger