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Word: rusticate

Definition: banish to the country; dwell in the country


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::: graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
::: accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
::: intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
::: battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
::: hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
::: latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch