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::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
::: annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
::: extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
::: peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen