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Word: ransack

Definition: search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.


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::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
::: gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
::: pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
::: aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
::: imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
::: equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
::: ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
::: lineage - descent; ancestry
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip