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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
braggadocio - boasting
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
paucity - scarcity; dearth