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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
introvert - one who is introspective or inclined to think more about oneself; ADJ. introverted
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
capricious - unpredictable; fickle