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incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny