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colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
paramour - illicit lover
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison