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::: clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
::: facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
::: gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
::: dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
::: colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
::: misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
::: quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence