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parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
surmount - overcome
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination