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garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
encircle - surround
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
orator - public speaker
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf