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Word: perturb

Definition: disturb greatly


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::: befuddle - confuse thoroughly
::: fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
::: brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
::: bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
::: rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
::: forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
::: runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
::: consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
::: expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
::: endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal