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earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel