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embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
throes - violent anguish
underscore - underline; emphasize