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1

Accrue

Verb
To be as a increase or advantage
Happiness accrues' when I go on a cruise.
Accrues to people is an advantage.

2

Crescendo

Noun
A increase and sound, mostly referring to music.
The beat to the song was like a crescendo, it slowly rose.
A crescendo of music slowly arose during the play.

3

Excrescence

Noun
Not normal growth or outgrowth
The excrescence of the man was weird, he had an extra finger.
The lady was excrescence, she had three legs.

4

Beneficence

Noun
Doing good
His beneficence rewarded his with a cookie.
You should have acted beneficently instead of wrecking the house.

5

Efficacious

Adjective
Effective as medicine
The efficaciousness of the medicine healed his quickly.
The medicine was not very efficacious, it didn't work.

6

Facile

Adjective
Acting or working not too hard
He was very facile with the jab, he didn't work too hard.
The job was so facile that a little boy could do it.

7

Facsimile

Noun
An exact copy of a book
The facsimile of the book my grandma got me was illegal.
The facsimile of Harry Potter had a copy of all the other books.

8

Faction

Noun
A group in a group, party, etc.
A little faction from the government was giving out secret papers to other countries.
The faction of friends at the party didn't leave until five.

9

Mollify

Verb
To calm; to make softer in feeling.
I had to mollify the girl because she thought she was fat.
She mollified me when I was mad at my brother.

10

Context

Noun
Some words before or after a word or statement that form its meaning.
The context of her words show that she was very mad.
The context words after the statement shows that she doesn't really care.

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Pretext

Noun
An excuse
Her pretext was that her dog ate her homework
I had to make up a pretext for me being late for class, or else my teacher will get mad at me.