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ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
ambrosia - food of the gods