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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ????ICATE

affricate

affricate
A composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy')

applicate

applicate
(a.) Applied or put to some use.
(v. i.) To apply.

auspicate

auspicate
(a.) Auspicious.
(v. t.) To foreshow; to foretoken.
(v. t.) To give a favorable turn to in commencing; to inaugurate; -- a sense derived from the Roman practice of taking the auspicium, or inspection of birds, before undertaking any important business.

biplicate

biplicate
(a.) Twice folded together.

duplicate

duplicate
(a.) Double; twofold.
(n.) That which exactly resembles or corresponds to something else; another, correspondent to the first; hence, a copy; a transcript; a counterpart.
(n.) An original instrument repeated; a document which is the same as another in all essential particulars, and differing from a mere copy in having all the validity of an original.
(v. t.) To double; to fold; to render double.
(v. t.) To make a duplicate of (something); to make a copy or transcript of.
(v. t.) To divide into two by natural growth or spontaneous action; as, infusoria duplicate themselves.

eradicate

eradicate
(v. t.) To pluck up by the roots; to root up; as, an oak tree eradicated.
(v. t.) To root out; to destroy utterly; to extirpate; as, to eradicate diseases, or errors.

explicate

explicate
(a.) Evolved; unfolded.
(v. t.) To unfold; to expand; to lay open.
(v. t.) To unfold the meaning or sense of; to explain; to clear of difficulties or obscurity; to interpret.

extricate

extricate
(v. t.) To free, as from difficulties or perplexities; to disentangle; to disembarrass; as, to extricate a person from debt, peril, etc.
(v. t.) To cause to be emitted or evolved; as, to extricate heat or moisture.

fabricate

fabricate
(v. t.) To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build; as, to fabricate a bridge or ship.
(v. t.) To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce; as, to fabricate woolens.
(v. t.) To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely; as, to fabricate a lie or story.

forficate

forficate
(a.) Deeply forked, as the tail of certain birds.

formicate

formicate
(a.) Resembling, or pertaining to, an ant or ants.

fornicate

fornicate
(a.) Alt. of Fornicated
(v. i.) To commit fornication; to have unlawful sexual intercourse.

imbricate

imbricate
(a.) Alt. of Imbricated
(v. t.) To lay in order, one lapping over another, so as to form an imbricated surface.

implicate

implicate
(v. t.) To infold; to fold together; to interweave.
(v. t.) To bring into connection with; to involve; to connect; -- applied to persons, in an unfavorable sense; as, the evidence implicates many in this conspiracy; to be implicated in a crime, a discreditable transaction, a fault, etc.

intricate

intricate
(a.) Entangled; involved; perplexed; complicated; difficult to understand, follow, arrange, or adjust; as, intricate machinery, labyrinths, accounts, plots, etc.
(v. t.) To entangle; to involve; to make perplexing.

lubricate

lubricate
(v. t.) To make smooth or slippery; as, mucilaginous and saponaceous remedies lubricate the parts to which they are applied.
(v. t.) To apply a lubricant to, as oil or tallow.

masticate

masticate
(v. t.) To grind or crush with, or as with, the teeth and prepare for swallowing and digestion; to chew; as, to masticate food.

metricate

metricate
Convert from a non-metric to the metric system

pollicate

pollicate
(a.) Having a curved projection or spine on the inner side of a leg joint; -- said of insects.

predicate

predicate
(a.) Predicated.
(v. i.) To affirm something of another thing; to make an affirmation.
(v. t.) To assert to belong to something; to affirm (one thing of another); as, to predicate whiteness of snow.
(v. t.) To found; to base.
(v. t.) That which is affirmed or denied of the subject. In these propositions, "Paper is white," "Ink is not white," whiteness is the predicate affirmed of paper and denied of ink.
(v. t.) The word or words in a proposition which express what is affirmed of the subject.

pullicate

pullicate
(n.) A kind of checked cotton or silk handkerchief.

replicate

replicate
(a.) Alt. of Replicated
(v. t.) To reply.

rubricate

rubricate
(n.) Marked with red.
(v. t.) To mark or distinguished with red; to arrange as in a rubric; to establish in a settled and unchangeable form.
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