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fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N: