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aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
capacious - spacious
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated