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Word: squelch

Definition: produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.


More Vocab Words

::: secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
::: subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
::: slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
::: incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
::: verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
::: slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
::: transpose - reverse the order or position of
::: calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship