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incipient - beginning; in an early stage
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative