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verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
warranted - justified; authorized
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
progenitor - ancestor
consonance - harmony; agreement
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)