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obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
elaborate - work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.