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amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote