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embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
generate - cause; produce; create
celerity - speed; rapidity
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex