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::: verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
::: steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
::: daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
::: carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
::: troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
::: endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify