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Word: suborn

Definition: persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation


More Vocab Words

::: buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
::: prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
::: eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
::: malodorous - foul-smelling
::: propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
::: appellation - name; title
::: canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
::: obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
::: catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
::: salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved