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Word: verbalize

Definition: put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb


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::: confound - confuse; puzzle
::: stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
::: narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
::: anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals