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cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough