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optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival