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edifice - building (of imposing size)
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic