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verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
aegis - shield; protection; defense