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homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
promontory - headland
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)