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lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism