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Word: perturb

Definition: disturb greatly


More Vocab Words

::: fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
::: chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
::: magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
::: contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
::: querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
::: megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
::: prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
::: mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
::: strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
::: hoodwink - deceive; delude