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::: upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
::: burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
::: combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
::: numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
::: disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
::: 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
::: catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
::: ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
::: derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
::: conflagration - great fire