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Word: manumit

Definition: emancipate; free from slavery or bondage


More Vocab Words

::: amenities - convenient features that helps to make life pleasant; social courtesies
::: reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
::: glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
::: reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
::: torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
::: indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
::: fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
::: 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