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reiterate - repeat
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
alcove - nook; recess
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic