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anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
misgivings - doubts
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
congeal - freeze; coagulate
abscond - depart secretly and hide