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::: rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
::: cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
::: puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
::: tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
::: deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
::: potentate - monarch; sovereign
::: fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
::: vivid - (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description
::: billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
::: incur - bring upon oneself