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::: prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
::: kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: potentate - monarch; sovereign
::: insurrection - rebellion; uprising
::: epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
::: elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
::: reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence