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prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
abysmal - bottomless
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot