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modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
desiccate - dry up
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
arboreal - of or living in trees
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores