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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
demerit - fault; bad quality
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
dissent - disagree
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.