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Word: subsume

Definition: include (as a member of a group); encompass


More Vocab Words

::: prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
::: depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
::: conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
::: emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
::: dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
::: sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
::: surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross