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impart - grant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart
buffoon - stupid person; clown
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation