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to examine or analyze
assay
to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent; increase
augment
to move, lie, or extend in different directions from a common point; branch off.
diverge
a group or clique within a larger group, party, government, organization, or the like
faction
a long, narrow arm of the sea bordered by steep cliffs: usually formed by glacial erosion.
fiord
not potent; lacking power or ability.
impotent
existing in someone or something as a permanent and inseparable element, quality, or attribute
inherent
to sink to a low or lower level.
subside
not slackening or abating; incessant
unremitting
something in fashion, as at a particular time
vogue
to hold oneself back voluntarily, esp. from something regarded as improper or unhealthy (usually fol. by from)
abstain
the purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tensions, esp. through certain kinds of art, as tragedy or music.
catharsis
belief as to the truth of something
credence
to scatter in various directions; disperse; dispel.
dissipate
something that has a real existence; thing
entity
the branch of zoology dealing with insects.
entomology
a poem or prose composition, usually describing pastoral scenes or events or any charmingly simple episode, appealing incident, or the like.
idyll
eating both animal and plant foods.
omnivorous
the original or model on which something is based or formed.
prototype
moderately warm; lukewarm
tepid