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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


More Vocab Words

::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
::: prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
::: discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
::: ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
::: incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
::: tawny - brownish yellow
::: doggerel - poor verse
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
::: terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer