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ameliorate
to improve, make better
aplomb
poise, assurance, great self confidence
bombastic
pompous or overblown in language, full of high soudning words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
callow
without experience, immature, lacking sophistication and poise
drivel
foolish, aimless talking or thinking, nonsense
epitome
a summary, condensed account, an instance that represents a larger reality
exhort
to urge strongly, advise earnestly
ex officio
by virtue of holding a certain office
infringe
to violate,trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
ingratiate
to make onself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others
interloper
one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right o be, and intruder
intrinsic
belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent
inveigh
to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval
lassitude
weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
millennium
a period of one housand years, a period of great joy
occult
mysterious, magical, supernatural, secret, hidden from view
permeate
to spread through, penetrate, soak through
precipitate
to cause or bring about suddenly, charracterized by excessive haste
stringent
srict, secere, rigorously or urgently binding
surmise
to think or believe without certain supporting evidence to conjecture or guess