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transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent