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Word: suborn

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


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::: galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
::: euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
::: franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
::: offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
::: consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
::: beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile