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::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
::: propensity - natural inclination
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
::: commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
::: goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
::: paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
::: debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement