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::: bestow - confer
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
::: insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
::: pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
::: concatenate - link as in a chain
::: comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
::: mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
::: proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
::: brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon