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::: distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
::: hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
::: denigrate - blacken; defame
::: gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
::: nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
::: gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
::: shrewd - clever; astute
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance