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brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
nexus - connection
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy