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::: adore - love deeply and respect highly
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
::: circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
::: incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
::: malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
::: eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
::: demagogue - person who appeals to people's prejudice; false leader of people; CF. demagoguery
::: equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal