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yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
vying - contending; CF. vie
alchemy - medieval chemistry
abscission - cutting off; separation
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question