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::: expound - explain
::: bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
::: stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
::: gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
::: viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
::: accelerate - move faster