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sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
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
prong - pointed projecting part
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
apposite - appropriate; fitting