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compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
expound - explain
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
minatory - menacing; threatening
complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore