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palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
increment - increase
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
nefarious - very wicked
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability