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::: practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
::: conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
::: taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
::: finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
::: obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
::: affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
::: vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
::: crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
::: superimpose - place over something else
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote