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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
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
unfeigned - genuine; real
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market