(This suffix has no etymological source; it is just a part of other words.)
2. To format or arrange material for printing: The printer’s assistant was directed to rubricate the sermon that the pastor gave them.
3. A church calendar which indicates a red-letter day honoring a saint: Ivan rubricated the calendar from his church with a scarlet or rose colored heart to honor St. Valentine.
4. To sign with a mark instead of a name or in addition to a signature: The unschooled man rubricated the lease in addition to his attorney's signature which legalized the contract.
After James retired, he and his family decided to rusticate and to enjoy the quietness and peacefulness which they missed in the big city where they lived for so many years.2. To become countrified in appearance and behavior: Mike had grown up in the city and so it took awhile before he was able to rusticate himself when he went to live with his grandparents on their farm during the summer.
3. To complete the building of the outer part of a vertical construction that forms a partition or exterior siding with large blocks of stones that are left with sloping and rough surfaces and which have deep joints between them: Leslie and Monica had their property surrounded with a wall that was rusticated.
Jack and Jill decided to have the stone work on the outside of their house rusticated so it would appear to be from some ancient time.
There are some agencies that sonicate jewelry in order to clean such items safely and to a greater degree than any other method.
People are finding that the contents of Patrick's novel is sophisticating many of his readers.
Tom’s university education had sophisticated his language and behavior so much that his friends didn’t feel comfortable being with him anymore when he was visiting his family in the village.2. To make more complex or inclusive; to refine: The professor asked his students to sophisticate their essays before they turned them in for evaluations and grades.
sophisticate (s) (suh FIS ti kit", suh FIS ti kuht") (noun), sophisticates (pl)
Someone who is knowledgeable about the ways of the world and about culture, taste, and refined manners: Tom's daughter was a well educated sophisticate who did a great deal of traveling for her company and met many other sophisticates who increased the qualities of her experiences.
2. To impair respiration; to smother, to asphyxiate: Lynn fell down so badly from the table that the impact on the floor suffocated her for a few minutes before she could breathe normally again.
3. To die from a lack of air when something prevents him or her from breathing: A terrible accident occurred when the little girl suffocated herself by putting a plastic bag over her head.
4. To feel or to make someone uncomfortable as a result of excessive heat and/or a lack of fresh air: The German tourists were not used to such heat in the Mojave Desert while they were on their trip and they thought they would suffocate if they didn’t find a cooler spot to rest and drink water.
5. To be or to feel confined and restricted when trying to express oneself: While Mary was growing up, her parents suffocated her so much with rules and strict regulations that she could hardly wait until she was 18 so she would be able to move away from them.
6. Etymology: from Latin suffocare, "to choke"; from sub-, "under, down" and fauces, "throat, narrow entrance".
There are many who supplicate God for His guidance and strength so they can live an honest and righteous life.
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2. To sell articles, comic strips, or photographs to several different newspapers or magazines for publication at the same time: There is a professional group that syndicates Monica's daily vocabulary cartoons to several newspapers throughout the nation and overseas.
syndicate (SIN di kit") (s) (noun), syndicates (pl)
1. An association of people who work together to carry out a business, an enterprise, or some other common objective.
2. A group of newspapers that have the same owner or are managed by one company.
The deer in the forest had to be translocated because a construction company was going to cut down all of the trees in order to build a shopping complex.