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lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
uproar - noisy confusion
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble