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refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
upshot - outcome; final result
fissure - crevice; crack
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke