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::: universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
::: retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
::: upshot - outcome; final result
::: interstice - narrow space between things
::: moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death