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sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate