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consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
abash - embarrass
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state