[ vol-vuhnt ]
/ ˈvɒl vənt /
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a small, pear-shaped nematocyst discharging a thread that entangles its prey.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Origin of volvent
<Latin volvent- (stem of volvēns), present participle of volvere to turn, twist; see -ent
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