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advert - refer
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
declivity - downward slope
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
inverse - opposite
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
mauve - pale purple
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic