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encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious