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::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
::: unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
::: patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
::: duration - length of time something lasts
::: expound - explain
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
::: seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
::: ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
::: banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed