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peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
expedite - hasten; make go faster