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::: addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
::: delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
::: prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
::: faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
::: exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
::: bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound