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zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture