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to encourage, assist, aid, support(especially in something wrong or unworthy)
abet
to affirm; declare confidently
aver
noisy in a course, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense
blatant
to bring up or begin to talk about(a subject); to announce, to introduce; to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and wavesto pierce in order to draw off liquid
broach
to support, prop up, strengthen; a supporting structure
buttress
noisy revelry or merrymaking(often with a suggestion of heavy drinking)
carousal
to compare critically in order to not differences, similarities, etc; to arrange in order for some specific purpose
collate
an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgements, especially in one of the fine arts
connoisseur
deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
disconsolate
to weigh down or burden(with difficulties, cares, debt etc.) ti fill up, block up, hinder
encumber
to promote trouble or rebellion, to apply warm liquids to, warm
foment
frightful, horrible, ghastly
grisly
(capital H) referring to Hercules; (lower case h) characterized by great strength; very hard to in the sense of requiring great strength
herculean
showing no feeling or emotion; inanimate; motionless
impassive
unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
inauspicious
unquestionable, beyond dispute
incontrovertible
puzzled, not knowing what to do; at a loss
nonplussed
suitable or convenient for a particular purpose, occurring at an appropriate time
opportune
abundantly productive, abundant; profuse
prolific
a reply to a reply, especially from the defendent in a legal suit
rejoinder