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embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
emasculate - weaken; castrate
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich