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tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
colossal - huge
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance