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::: infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
::: sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
::: plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
::: aptitude - fitness; talent
::: sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
::: plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.