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devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
girth - distance around something; circumference