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ameliorate
Verb; to improve, make better
aplomb
Noun; poise, assurance
bombastic
Adj; pompous or overblown in language
callow
Adj; without experience; imature, not fully developed
drivel
Noun or Verb;(to let) saliva or mucus flow(ing) from the mouth or nose; nonsense
epitome
Noun; a summary, condensed account
exhort
Verb; to urge strongly, advise earnestly
ex officio
Adj. or Adv.; by virtue of holding a certain office
infringe
Verb; to violate,trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
ingratiate
Verb; to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others
interloper
Noun; one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder
intrinsic
Adj; belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part
inveigh
Verb; to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval.
lassitude
Noun; weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
millennium
Noun; a period of one thousand years; a period of great joy
occult
Adj; mysterious, magical, supernatural; Verb; to hide, conceal; Noun; matters involving the supernatural
permeate
Verb; to spread through, penetrate, soak through
precipitate
Verb; to fall as moisture; Adj; characterized by excessive haste; Noun; moisture; the product of an action or process
stringent
Adj; strict, severe
surmise
Verb; to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; Noun; likely idea that lacks definate proof.