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ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered