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collate
to compare critically in order to note differences, similarities, etc; to arrange in order for some specific purpose
foment
to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids; to warm
abet
to encourage, assist (especially in something wrong or unworthy)
encumber
to weigh down or burden (with difficulties, cares, debt, etc); to fill up, block, hinder
connoisseur
an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgments, especially in one of the fine arts
blatant
noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense
disconsolate
deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation
buttress
to support, prop up, strenthen; a supporting structure
aver
to affirm, declare confidently
carousal
noisy revelry or merrymaking (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking)
broach
to break the surface of the water, to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce; to pierce (a keg or cask) in order to drqw off liquid; a spit for roasting, a took for tapping casks
nonplussed
puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss
prolific
abundantly productive; abundant, profuse
opportune
suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occurring at an appropriate time
incontrovertable
unquestionable, beyond dispute