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spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless