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Word: suborn

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


More Vocab Words

::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
::: reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
::: lethal - deadly
::: skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
::: checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
::: fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)