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assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
annihilate - destroy
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful