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::: expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
::: putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
::: breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
::: opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
::: placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
::: certitude - certainty
::: sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
::: idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic