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ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
clandestine - secret
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
paramour - illicit lover
arraign - charge in court; indict
abolish - cancel; put an end to