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Word: manumit

Definition: emancipate; free from slavery or bondage


More Vocab Words

::: arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
::: resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
::: forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
::: collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
::: ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
::: dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
::: credence - belief
::: chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
::: sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit