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billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
tipple - drink (alcoholic beverages) frequently; N: alcoholic drink
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
extol - praise very highly; glorify
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly