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Word: uxorious

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


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::: exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
::: methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
::: pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
::: carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
::: resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
::: incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
::: gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
::: overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth