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Word: manumit

Definition: emancipate; free from slavery or bondage


More Vocab Words

::: clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
::: dauntless - bold; fearless
::: slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
::: sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
::: inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
::: purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
::: discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid