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apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
advent - arrival
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length