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prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
recapitulate - summarize
remnant - remainder
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher