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Word: stultify

Definition: make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression


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::: transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
::: cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
::: desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
::: bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
::: magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
::: exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
::: confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon