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implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
append - attach
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity