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Word: peon

Definition: landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage


More Vocab Words

::: inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
::: polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
::: rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
::: rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
::: dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
::: bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
::: graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death