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Vocabulary Word

Word: masticate

Definition: chew


More Vocab Words

::: unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
::: allay - calm; pacify
::: implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: arrhythmic - lacking rhythm or regularity; N. arrhythmia
::: liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
::: slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed