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ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix