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Word: subsume

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


More Vocab Words

::: adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
::: scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
::: momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
::: reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
::: virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
::: queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)