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devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
emasculate - weaken; castrate