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concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column