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::: expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
::: seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
::: deluge - flood; rush; V.
::: address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
::: momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
::: antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
::: mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
::: incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity