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::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
::: papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
::: prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
::: poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
::: invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
::: foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
::: burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish