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depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)