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Word: uxorious

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

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::: manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
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::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
::: analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
::: soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
::: cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
::: infirmity - weakness