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volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
apprise - inform
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence