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rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
devoid - empty; lacking
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership