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Word: peon

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


More Vocab Words

::: embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
::: sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
::: tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
::: consummate - complete; V.
::: corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
::: infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
::: proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
::: insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable