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preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview