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Word: uxorious

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


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::: banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
::: analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
::: intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
::: caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
::: dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
::: humility - humbleness of spirit
::: diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
::: fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
::: precise - exact
::: handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward