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Word: pulmonary

Definition: pertaining to the lungs


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::: nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
::: sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
::: attire - clothe; N: clothing; array; apparel
::: imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
::: gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
::: burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
::: deface - mar; disfigure
::: thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception