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::: ovation - enthusiastic applause
::: inkling - hint; slight indication
::: incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
::: substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
::: blandishment - flattery
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
::: Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
::: impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
::: connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state