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rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
interpolate - insert between
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet