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::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
::: conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
::: pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
::: throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
::: executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
::: materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
::: duration - length of time something lasts