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Word: perturb

Definition: disturb greatly


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::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
::: epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
::: supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
::: criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
::: prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
::: rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
::: stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
::: matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
::: prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out