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abate part of speech

verb

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abate origin

latin to old french

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abate definition

to become less intense or widespread

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abate synonym

diminish

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abate antonym

escalate

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catalyst part of speech

noun

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catalyst origin

20th century english

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catalyst definiton

substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction (something that precipitates an event)

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catalyst synonym

stimulus

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catalyst antonym

counterintuitive

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diluvial part of speech

adjective

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diluvial origin

latin

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diluvial definition

of or related to a flood

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diluvial synonym

swamping

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diluvial antonym

dry

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hubris part of speech

noun

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hubris origin

ancient greek

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hubris definition

excessive pride

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hubris synonym

pridefulness

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hubris antonym

humility

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ostracize part of speech

verb

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ostracize origin

greek

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ostracize definition

to exclude from a group or society

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ostracize synonym

exclude

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ostracize antonym

applaud

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repose part of speech

noun

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repose origin

late latin

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repose definition

a state of rest

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repose synonym

slumber

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repose antonym

alertness

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wry part of speech

adjective

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wry origin

old english

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wry definition

using a dry or mocking humor

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wry synonym

cynical

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wry antonym

polite

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yowl part of speech

noun

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yowl origin

middle english

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yowl definition

loud, waning cry

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yowl synonym

shriek

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yowl antonym

whisper

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flex/flect definition

bend, stretch, strain

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flex/flect origin

latin

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flex/flect examples

flexible, reflexive, reflect

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agr defintion

field

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agr origin

latin

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agr examples

agriculture, agrarian, agriculturalist

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cred definition

believe or trust

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cred origin

latin

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cred examples

credential, credible, credit

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