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Word: uxorious

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


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::: conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
::: lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
::: anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
::: subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
::: bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
::: fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
::: palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
::: crinkle - wrinkle
::: extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
::: formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality