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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
gaffe - social blunder
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender