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Word: manumit

Definition: emancipate; free from slavery or bondage


More Vocab Words

::: ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
::: veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
::: destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
::: accomplice - partner in crime
::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
::: desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
::: blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
::: adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
::: moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses