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ameliorate
to improve, make better, correct
aplomb
poise, assurance, great self-confidence
bombastic
full of high-sounding words intended to conceal lack of ideas
callow
without experience, immature
drivel
saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking
epitome
summary, model
exhort
to urge strongly, advise earnestly
ex officio
by virtue of holding a certain office
infringe
to violate, trespass
ingratiate
to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others, cozy up to, curry favor with
interloper
one who moves in where he or she is not wanted and has no right to be, intruder
intrinsic
belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherant; orginating in a bodily organ or part
inveigh
to make violent attack in words, express strong disapproval
lassitude
weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
millenium
period of one thousand years, period of great joy
occult
mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view....matters involving the supernatural
permeate
pentrate, soak through
precipitate
to fall as moisture; characterized by excessive haste; moisture
stringent
scrict, severe, rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
surmise
to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; guess; infer