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Word: manacle

Definition: restrain; handcuff; N.


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::: rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
::: stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
::: chronic - long established as a disease
::: complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
::: nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
::: placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
::: paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
::: crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
::: rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
::: obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy