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::: amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
::: endue - provide with some quality; endow
::: physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
::: livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
::: chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
::: groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
::: bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
::: convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
::: beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
::: legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand