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colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
generate - cause; produce; create
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly