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adjucate
(v) To employ judicial procedure as a means of hearing and settling a case
biogenesis
(n) The process of life arising from other living things
circumlocution
(n) overwordy and indirect language
delectable
(adj) highly pleasing, enjoyable (especially as a food)
dichotomy
(n) the division into two (contrasting) halves, pairs, or sets
exacerbate
(v) to worsen or aggravate
grandiose
(adj) Pompous. Someone whose pretentions or ambitions exceed his abilities, sensitivities or means could be considered grandiose
impregnable
(adj) stubbornly resistant
litany
(n) something (especially a list or a single sentence) related incessantly in an unwavering manner
magnate
(n) an industry leady
myriad
(n) inumerable
perennial
(adj) enduring
potable
(adj) drinkable
recant
(v) to dissavow (a formerly held view)
recapitulate
(v) to summarize in a concise form
ribald
(adj) amusingly corase or lewd
sublime
(adj) grand or lofty
tactile
(adj) of or penetrating to the sense of touch
vanguard
(n) the most advanced groups (of military force or social movement)
vexation
(n) irritation