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::: expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
::: vie - contend; compete
::: abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
::: woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
::: incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
::: cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
::: incorporeal - without a material body; insubstantial
::: 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
::: suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed