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leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
braggadocio - boasting