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Word: nepotism

Definition: favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew


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::: transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
::: cogitate - think over; ponder
::: ecliptic - path of the sun and the planets
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
::: vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: euthanasia - mercy killing
::: hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
::: rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
::: plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud