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buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
forward - presumptuous or bold
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
allure - entice; attract; tempt
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas