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Renovate

V.
To make new
N.
Renovation

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Embed

V.
To fix in a surrounding mass.

2

Winsome

Adj.
Charming, esp. in a childlike or innocent way.

3

Irascible

Adj.
Easily angered; quick tempered.

4

Morass

N.
An area of swampy ground; something that hinders.

5

Commandeer

V.
To seize or take, esp. by police or military force.

6

Subside

V.
To settle down.

7

Culinary

Adj.
Relating to the kitchen or cookery.

8

Commodity

N.
Something useful that can be used for financial advantage; a product or service that is indistinguishable from the same thing from competing sellers.

9

Palatable

Adj.
Pleasant or acceptable to the taste.

10

Subtle

Adj.
Not immediately obvious; hard to understand.
N.
Subtlety.

11

Judicious

Adj.
Wise and careful.

12

Quixotic

Adj.
Foolishly idealistic; extravagantly chivalrous; impulsive or capricious.

13

Desiccate

V.
To dry completely

14

Maelstrom

N.
A violently confused state; a very large whirlpool.

15

Cajole

V.
To attempt to persuade with flattery or insincere talk.

16

Astringent

Adj.
Severe; strong; harsh.

17

Seduce

V.
To lure or attract; to lead astray.
N.
Seduction.

18

Firebrand

N.
One who stirs up trouble or revolt.

19

Podium

N.
A raised platform on which a speaker or conductor stands; a lectern.

20

Herald

V.
To bear news; to announce.
N.
Herald.

21

Confiscate

V.
To seize (private property) by or as I'd by someone in authority.

22

Remiss

Adj.
Careless in, or negligent about, attending to a task.

23

Evoke

V.
To call forth or call to mind.
Adj.
Evocative.

24

Sacrosanct

Adj.
Very scared, holy, or inviolable.

25

Nurture

V.
To nourish, educate, or encourage.

26

Scintillate

V.
To give off sparks; to be animated or brilliant.

27

Purvey

V.
To supply.
N.
Purveyor.

28

Palette

N.
A board which an artist can hold while painting and on which colors can be mixed; the range of colors used in a particular painting or by a particular artist.

29

Entropy

N.
A steady decline in the order within a system; disorder, chaos.