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dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in