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::: protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
::: altercation - noisy quarrel
::: commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
::: wily - crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
::: embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
::: docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy