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abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid