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pour.
decant.
hard to understand.
abstruse.
a damaging or disparaging remark.
aspersion.
to bring to completion.
consummate.
a quarrelsome, scolding woman.
termagant.
adjoin.
abut.
western hemisphere.
Occident.
deeply respect.
venerate.
crown.
diadem.
reflect on; meditate.
ruminate.
bring back to life.
resurrect.
a word formed from the 1st letters of other words.
acronym.
a song with parts for several voices.
madrigal.
confused or complicated situation.
imbroglio.
original pattern/model.
archetype.
partially undressed.
dishabille.
fold of skin under the neck.
dewlap.
spiritual rebirth.
regeneration.
section of the city where minorities are forced to live.
ghetto.
one whose greatness is unequalled.
nonpareil.
one who collects or studies relics of the past.
antiquary.
a platform for speechmaking. (4)
rostrum.
easily broken.
frangible.
to soothe.
placate.
to keep right in an office or position.
prerogative.
a mistake in speech or writing.
solecism.
division into two parts.
dichotomy.
patronage.
auspices.
frame of mind.
temperament.
slaughterhouse.
abattoir.
seemingly true but actually false. (5)
specious.
round.
rotund.
clever trick or scheme.
stratagem.
widespread.
pandemic.
to fill...
imbue.
an official able to certify official documents.
notary.
dizziness.
vertigo.
stopping.
surcease.
various.
sundry.
having a grievance.
aggrieved.
brawl.
melee.
flattened at the poles.
oblate.
1000 years.
millennium.
decorative woodwork.
marquetry.
not fully developed.
rudimentary.
humorously questioning.
quizzical.
correspondence or agreement of parts.
congruence.
rhythmic flow.
cadence.
large thick skinned animal; elephant.
pachyderm.
quick, whitty reply.
repartee.
expressing order in series.
ordinal.
the heart.
cardiac.
opening caused by splitting.
rift.
small, pouch-like growth.
cyst.