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matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story