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compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
bearing - deportment; connection
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
incarcerate - imprison
limpid - crystal clear
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell