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Word: suborn

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


More Vocab Words

::: constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
::: expedite - hasten; make go faster
::: cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
::: labyrinth - maze
::: beseech - beg; plead with
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
::: mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: ubiquitous - being everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity