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::: 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
::: patrimony - property inherited from a father
::: convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
::: obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
::: functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
::: agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
::: verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
::: morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
::: perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
::: cession - yielding to another; ceding