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supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
awful - terrible; very bad
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification