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edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis