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Word: mutilate

Definition: maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part


More Vocab Words

::: vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
::: sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
::: opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
::: endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
::: enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
::: carcinogenic - causing cancer; N. carcinogen
::: gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
::: facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration