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Word: manumit

Definition: emancipate; free from slavery or bondage

More Vocab Words

::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
::: chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: animosity - active enmity
::: recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
::: expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
::: cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
::: smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance