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embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
mollify - soothe an angry person
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy