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quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
bolster - support; reinforce
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
annihilate - destroy
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
grotto - small cavern
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
arsenal - storage place for military equipment
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism