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embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
ovation - enthusiastic applause
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
ablution - washing
regicide - murder of a king or queen
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy