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devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
divulge - reveal