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potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
sprightly - lively
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)