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::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
::: pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
::: wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
::: covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
::: intrepid - fearless
::: reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
::: animosity - active enmity
::: peerless - having no equal; incomparable
::: detonation - explosion