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augment - increase; add to
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
clandestine - secret
cession - yielding to another; ceding
swindler - cheater
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office