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magnate
n. successful businessman
apex
n. peak
procrastination
n. the art of putting things off
coalescence
n. drawing together
palsy
n. partial paralysis
incandescence
n. glow resulting from heat
esthetic
adj. to do with beauty
diplomatist
n. representative of a government abroad
rue
v. regret
lyre
n. small harp
medial
adj. in the middle
pervasion
n. spreading through
doctrinaire
adj. believing in rules rather than individual merit
adjacency
n. the state of being next to something
ambrosial
adj. like nectar
hillock
n. small hill
correlative
n. other example
benediction
n. blessing
leviathan
n. huge sea monster
derive
v. originate
feign
v. pretend
proficient
adj. skilled
contiguity
n. the state of touching
phonic
adj. to do with the sound of speech
antipodes
n. opposite ends of the earth
auditory
adj. to do with hearing
remonstrance
n. protest
interregnum
n. period between rulers
corpuscle
n. blood cell
instantaneous
adj. happening in an instant
heterodox
adj. contrary to received wisdom
polemics
n. the art of academic dispute
idiom
n. way of speaking
theocracy
n. rule of religion
impliable
adj. unbendable
oculist
n. eye doctor
kudos
n. praise
lecherous
adj. sexually predatory
instigator
n. ringleader
cathode
n. electrode with negative charge
serendipity
n. happy coincidence
redound
v. contribute
promissory
adj. acting as a promise
bane
adj. curse
impregnate
v. plant seeds in
anticlimax
n. event that doesn't live up to expectation
succulent
adj. juicy
loam
n. fertile topsoil
cynicism
n. state of disbelief
immiscible
adj. incapable of mixing
grandiloquent
adj. having a grand manner of speaking
affinity
n. liking
megalomania
n. craving for power
pluperfect
adj. more than perfect
metaphysician
n. student of abstract concepts
putrescent
adj. rotting
sanguineous
adj. bloody
jovial
adj. good-humored
enshrine
put in a shrine
betide
v. come to
exemplify
v. act as a perfect example of
abridgment
n. shortened version
assail
v. attack
anemia
n. lack of iron in the blood
cardiac
adj. to do with the heart
disingenuous
adj. dishonest
ingratitude
n. ungratefulness
lithotype
n. way of printing using stone blocks
semaphore
n. system of communicating by flags
plasticity
n. the degree to which something can be shaped
apogee
n. highest point of an orbit
topography
n. lie of the land
adherent
n. supporter
antonym
n. word that means the opposite
asperity
n. harshness
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