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invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters