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ameliorate
v. to improve, make better
aplomb
n. poise, assurance, self confidence
bombastic
adj. pompous or overblown, high sounding words
callow
adj. w/o experience, immature
drivel
n. saliva or mucas
foolish, nonsense
epitome
n. summary
exhort
v. to urge strongly
ex officio
adj. by virtue of holding office
infringe
v. to violate, trespass
ingratiate
v. to make oneslf agreeable, suck up
interloper
n. moves in where he is not wanted
intrinsic
adj. belonging to essential nature
inveigh
v. to make attack in words, strong dissaproval
lassitude
n. lack of energy, weariness in body/mind
millennium
1000 years
occult
adj. mysterious, supernatural, mystic
v. to hide
permeate
v. to spread through
precepitate
cause or bring about suddenly
characterized by excessive haste
moisture
stringent
adj. strict, severe
surmise
v. to think/believe w/o supporting evidence
n. idea that lacks definate proof