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magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
hazardous - dangerous
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity