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::: appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
::: fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
::: prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet