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fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
nugatory - worthless; futile
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy