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Word: manumit

Definition: emancipate; free from slavery or bondage


More Vocab Words

::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
::: overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
::: compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
::: gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
::: extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
::: mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
::: academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful