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Word: permissive

Definition: allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society


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::: cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: conclave - private secret meeting
::: entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
::: supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
::: explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable