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conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless