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militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
crevice - crack; fissure
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
evince - show clearly
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power