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bolster - support; reinforce
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
feign - pretend
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use