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Word: uxorious

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


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::: embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
::: seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
::: wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
::: dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
::: indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
::: intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
::: warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners