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::: mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
::: forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
::: aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
::: temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
::: manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
::: incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on