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Word: manumit

Definition: emancipate; free from slavery or bondage


More Vocab Words

::: evince - show clearly
::: analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
::: affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
::: beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
::: hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
::: lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair