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augment - increase; add to
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
vie - contend; compete
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly