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encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
advent - arrival
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise