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consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
irascible - irritable; easily angered
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)