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exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something