Wilfrid Laurier University
cauterize - v. To burn or sear to destroy diseased tissue
E.g.: The medicine-man makes incisions over the point of the pain, sucks the wound, and cauterizes it.
ingratiate v. To gain another's favor by deliberate, effort
E.g.: They advanced, and we did our best to placate and ingratiate.
inundate v. To cover with water; to overwhelm with a large amount
E.g.: We had rowed two crossbow shots from shore when a wave inundated us.
locomotion -n. The power to move from place to place
E.g.: The men began to regain their senses, their locomotion, and their hope.
Which word would be used in describing a person who went outside in a rainstorm without an umbrella?