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evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
abrogate - abolish
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
neophyte - recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that