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accretions
growth or increase in size by gradual addition, fusion or inclusion
acquiesced
to consent or comply passively or without protest (assent)
derisive
characterized by or expressing derision (contemptous, mocking)
exemplary
working of imitation (commendable); saving as a warning; serving as an illustration or specimen (illistrative, typical); serving as a model or pattern; or pertaining to, or composed of exempla
fatuity
conplacent stupidity (foolishness; something foolish (bestise)
concordance
agreement concord, harmoney; alphabetical index of the principal words of a book, as of the Bible, with a reference to the passage in which it occurs; alphabetical index of subjects or topics, degree of similarity in a pair of twins with respect to the presence or absence of a particular disease or trait
egregious
extraordinarily in some way bad way (flagarant); distinguished or eminent
insensate
not endowed with sensation (inanimate); without human feeling orsensitivity (cold, creul, brutal); without sense, understanding or judgement (foolish)
intimations
to indicate or make known indirctly (hint, imply, suggest), to make known
implacable
not to be appeased, mollified, or pacified
putrescent
becoming putrid, undergoing putrefaction; of or pertaining to putrefaction
puissance
power, might, force
rabid
irrationaly extreme in opinion or practice; foriws or raging, violently intese, affected with or pertaining to rabies, mad
resonances
qualityor condition of being resonant; richness or significance especally in evoking an association or strong emotion
taut
tightly drawn, not slack (tense); emotionally or mentally straied or tense; in good order of condition (tidy, neat)
tensile
of or pertaining to tention; capable of being streched or drawn out (ductile)
unconscionable
not guided by conscience, not in accordance with what is just or resonable (unscrupulas); excessive, exrotionate
virility
the state or quality of being virive, manly charactor, vigor, or spirit, masculinity; the power of procreation
welter
confused mass, a jumble or muddle; state of commontion, turmoil or upheaval; rolling or tossing or tumbling about as or as if by the sea, waves or wind
zeugma
use of a word to modify or govern two or more words when it is appropriate to only one of them or is approriate to each but in a different way