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vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly