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rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
diadem - crown
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler