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::: stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
::: accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
::: bombastic - pompous; using inflated language
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: acrophobia - fear of heights
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
::: elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia