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appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
tribunal - court of justice