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animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
cadet - student at a military school
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena