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accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
facetious - joking (often inappropriately); unserious; humorous
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix