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nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
viscid - adhesive; gluey