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Word: macerate

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


More Vocab Words

::: hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
::: invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
::: conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
::: repartee - quick clever reply
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
::: parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
::: aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
::: sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument