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promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
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.
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation