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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial