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::: avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
::: sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
::: gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
::: fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: parable - short simple story teaching a moral
::: parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes