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rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer