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leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison