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Word: manacle

Definition: restrain; handcuff; N.


More Vocab Words

::: rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
::: cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
::: recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
::: skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
::: recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
::: abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
::: vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
::: catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize