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lar-'gesse
n- generosity in giving; lavish or bountiful contributions
be-'la-ber
v.-to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
'tac-i-turn
adj- habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little
'car-ping
adj- tending to find fault, especially in a petty, nasty , or hairsplitting way
n.- petty, nagging critisism
con-'geal
v.- to change from liquid to solid, thickin, to make inflexible or ridgid
in-'tran-si-gent
adj- refusing to compromise, irreconcilable
'em-u-late
v.- to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model
en-'co-mi-um
n.- a formal expression of praise, a lavish tribute
'ram-i-fy
v.-to divide and spread out like branches, to seperate into divisions
'tem-por-ize
v.- to stall or act evasively in order to gain time, avoid a confrontatipon, or postpone a decision; to compromise
re-'conn-ai-ssance
n.- a survey made for millitary purposes; any kind of preliminary inspection or examination
es-'chew
v.- to avoid, shun, keep away from
ex-'cor-i-a-tion
n.- a strong denunciation; the act or state of stripping or wearing off the skin
a-'quis-i-tive
adj- able to get and to retain ideas or information; concerned with acquiring wealth or property
in-'sa-tia-ble
adj- so great or demanding that it cannot be satisfied
in-'vid-i-ous
adj.- offensive, hateful; tending to cause bitterness or resentment
'ten-a-ble
adj- capable of being held or defended
ger-'mane
adj- relevent, apropriate. apropos
co-'her-ent
adj- holding or sticking together; making a logical whole; comprehensible, meaningful
sub-'stan-tiate
v.- to establish by evidence, prove; to give concrete or substantial form to
'a-rro-gate
v.- to claim or take without right
ba-'nal
hacknetyed, trite, commonplace