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::: advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
::: invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
::: gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
::: expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
::: refraction - bending of a ray of light
::: chronic - long established as a disease
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)