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tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
sprightly - lively
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of