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elaborate
"adj. detailed, complicated"
autumnal
adj. relating to autumn or fall
casualty
n. person killed in a war or an accident
hypocritical
adj. not acting as you say you do
votary
n. person who has vows of dedication to a religious service
narrator
n. person who gives spoken commentary
inspector
n. official who has to ensure official regulations are followed
bravado
n. intimidating boldness
singe
v. burn lightly
deity
n. one of a number of gods
combustion
n. process of burning something
Darwinism
n. the theory of the evolution of species by natural selection advocated by Charles Darwin
acquire
v. obtain
glimpse
n. an incomplete view
caricature
n. exaggerated portrait
crucible
container in which metals are melted; severe test of patience or belief
empower
v. make someone confident
stallion
n. uncastrated male horse
dissolution
n. the process of being dissolved
immersion
n. action of dipping in liquid
tempter
n. person or thing that tempts
amateur
n. a person who does something not for money
distraught
adj. deeply upset
deprave
v. make someone wicked
intimidate
v. frighten
pretense
n. false display
creamy
adj. resembling cream
vale
n. valley
propulsion
n. act of driving forward
metronome
"n. device that marks time, used by musicians"
azalea
n. kind of flowering shrub
fodder
"n. food, especially for animals"
microscopy
n. use of the microscope
overreach
v. trying to do more than is possible
attaché
n. person on the staff of an ambassador
affected
"adj. pretentious, artificial"
extort
v. obtain by force
fetus
n. unborn child
trinity
n. state of being three
viable
capable of working
misplace
v. put in the wrong place and temporarily lost because of this
descendent
n. someone of a younger generation
poise
n. composure
ceremonial
adj. a (title) with nominal power
sacrilege
n. misuse of something that is sacred
recognize
v. acknowledge the existence of
delusion
n. irrational belief
duration
n. time during which something continues
harmonious
adj. tuneful
gynecology
n. branch of medicine specific to females
irritable
adj. having a tendency to be easily annoyed
psychiatry
n. study and treatment of disorders of the mind
wile
n. devious strategy to manipulate someone
glazier
n. person who fits glass into windows and doors
importation
n. act of bringing foreign goods into a country
masonry
n. stonework
misunderstand
v. not understand correctly
attain
v. succeed in achieving
canine
adj. of or relating to a dog
makeup
n. stuff of which something is made
suspension
n. act of being temporarily removed from work or school
induct
v. admit someone into an organization
dilute
v. make weaker
reflexible
adj. able to be reflected
garrison
n. troops stationed in a town to defend it
perceive
v. become aware of something
comprehension
n. the act of understanding
rigor
n. strictness
operate
v. control the functioning of
interposition
n. interference
scythe
n. tool used for cutting crops
pedigree
adj. purebred descent
pamphlet
n. small booklet
vulgarity
n. coarseness
accomplice
n. person who helps another commit a crime
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