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1

castigate

v.
to criticize severely, esp. in public

2

induct

v.
to place formally in office; to admit as a member

3

trivial

adj.
of little worth or importance

4

corollary

n.
a natural consequence or effect; a deduction or an inference

5

overwrought

adj.
extremely nervous or excited

6

disabuse

v.
to free from error or falsehood

7

generic

adj.
without a trademark; general

8

stipulate

v.
to agree to a fact as part of a larger debate; to state a demand in an agreement

9

volatile

adj.
tending to vary widely; unstable; quickly evaporating

10

fetid

adj.
having a bad odor

11

disarray

n.
confusion, disorder

12

plethora

n.
an abundance or excess of something

13

exacerbate

v.
to make more violent, bitter, or severe

14

ephemeral

adj.
lasting for a short time; fleeting

15

disposed

adj.
having a preference or tendency

16

beacon

n.
a signaling light; a source of guidance or inspiration

17

definitive

adj.
complete

18

incessant

adj.
never pausing; continuous; without a stop

19

conceit

n.
a fanciful idea or image, esp. an exaggerated poetic comparison; an extravagant construction

20

largess

n.
generosity in giving gifts

21

eschew

v.
to avoid; to shun

22

blatant

adj.
offensively obvious; unpleasantly noisy

23

innocuous

adj.
harmless

24

derive

v.
to obtain from a specified source

25

uncanny

adj.
strangely unsettling, as if of supernatural origin

26

gauche

adj.
socially awkward

27

cornucopia

n.
an abundance

28

salve

n.
an ointment that heals or soothes, a balm
v.
to soothe or heal with such an ointment

29

extract

v.
to remove, esp. with effort

30

versatile

adj.
competent in many things