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::: hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
::: vying - contending; CF. vie
::: variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
::: clique - small exclusive group of people
::: initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
::: acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional