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cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium