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parlay
a : to exploit successfully b : to increase or otherwise transform into something of much greater value
To maneuver (an asset) to great advantage
accrue
accruable
accruement
3 : to accumulate or be added periodically
1 : to come into existence as a legally enforceable claim
2 a : to come about as a natural growth, increase, or advantage <the wisdom that ________with age> b : to come as a direct result of some state or action
foster
# To bring up; nurture: bear and bring up offspring.
# To promote the growth and development of;nuture
embellish
1 : to make beautiful with ornamentation : DECORATE
2 : to heighten the attractiveness of by adding ornamental details : ENHANCE
foment
To promote the growth or development of; incite.
craft
To make or construct (something) in a manner suggesting great care or ingenuity:
dysomia
or Ageusia
impairment of the sense of smell and of taste (they are related)
feign
1 a : to give a false appearance of : induce as a false impression <_____ death> b : to assert as if true : PRETEND
2 archaic a : INVENT, IMAGINE b : to give fictional representation to
3 obsolete : DISGUISE, CONCEAL
secede
: to withdraw from an organization (as a religious communion or political party or federation)
garner
1 a : to gather into storage b : to deposit <volumes in which he has ________ the fruits of his lifetime labors -- Reinhold Niebuhr>
2 a : to acquire by effort : EARN b : ACCUMULATE, COLLECT
repudiate
1 : to divorce or separate formally from (a woman)
2 : to refuse to have anything to do with : DISOWN
3 a : to refuse to accept; especially : to reject as unauthorized or as having no binding force b : to reject as untrue or unjust
sequester
sequestration
a : to set apart : SEGREGATE b : SECLUDE, WITHDRAW
2 a : to seize especially by a writ b : to place (property)
3 : to hold (as a metallic ion) in solution usually by inclusion in an appropriate coordination complex
typify
typification
2 : to embody the essential or salient characteristics of : be the ______ of