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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

::: sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
::: nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
::: blunder - error; stupid mistake
::: malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
::: eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
::: flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
::: virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
::: inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly