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::: catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
::: malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
::: innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
::: occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
::: chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
::: culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
::: advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
::: rile - irritate; vex; muddy
::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium