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macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
animosity - active enmity
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
breadth - width; extent