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aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
distend - expand; swell out
incarcerate - imprison
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)