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Word: uxorious

Definition: excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife


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::: refute - disprove; prove to be false; N. refutation
::: carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
::: onerous - burdensome
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
::: seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
::: perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
::: garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible