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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic