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institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
adept - expert at; very skilled
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event