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elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
odorous - having an odor
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
contaminate - pollute
veracious - (of a person) truthful