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dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
apprehensive - fearful; discerning