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Ameliorate

To improve or make better

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Aplomb

Great self confidence

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Bombastic

Pompous, full of high sounding words

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Callow

Immature without experience

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Drivel

Aimless talk

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Epitome

A summary, condensed account a model (of something)

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Exhort

To urge strongly

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Ex officio

By virtue of holding a certain office

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Infringe

Violate or trespass

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Ingratiate

To gain ones favor or acceptance

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Interloper

An intruder, meddler

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Intrinsic

Inherent, Belonging to someone by its very nature

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Inveigh

To make a violent attack with words expressing sting disapproval

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Lassitude

Weariness of body or mind

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Millennium

A period of 1000 years

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Occult

Mysterious, magical, supernatural, secret or hidden from view

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Permeate

To spread through soak

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Precipitate

To bring about suddenly

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Stringent

Strict, severe, sharp or bitter

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Surmise

To think or believe without supporting evidence