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recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
decoy - lure or bait; V.
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive