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::: dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
::: partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
::: reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
::: whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
::: contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
::: overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
::: denigrate - blacken; defame