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Word: uxorious

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


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::: blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
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::: hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
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::: cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
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