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ameliorate
improve, make better, amend, better
aplomb
pois, assurance, great self-confident, composure, levelheadedness
bombastic
pompous, overblown in language, inflaced,
callow
without experience, green, raw, unfledged
drivel
saliva, mucus, foolish, balderdash, tommyrot
epitome
summary, condensed account, abstract, digest, model
exhort
urge strongly, entreat, implore, adjure
ex officio
by virtue of holding office,
infringe
violoate, trespass, encrach, impinge, poach
ingratiate
tame oneself agreeable, cozy up to, curry favor with
interloper
one who movies in where he or she is not wanted. intruder, meddler, buttinsky
intrinsic
belonging to someone or something by its very nature, immanent, organic
inveigh
to make a violent attack in words, rail, harangue, fulminate, remonstrate
lassitude
weariness of body or mind, fatigue, torpor
millenium
period of one thousand years, chiliad, golden age
occult
mysterious, magical, esoteric, arcane, abstruse
permeate
spread through,
precipitate
fall as moisture, provoke, produce, reckless, impetuous
stringent
strict, severe, sharp or bitter to taste, stern, rigorous
surmise
think/believe without evidence, infer, gather