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apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
comestible - something fit to be eaten
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
viscid - adhesive; gluey