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excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
florescence - condition or period of flowering
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound