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mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size