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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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::: clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
::: revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
::: diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
::: acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
::: incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
::: institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
::: fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
::: salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved