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amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.