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dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
mauve - pale purple
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman