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tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
referendum - direct vote by all the people
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth