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existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly