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merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate