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embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
paramour - illicit lover
vying - contending; CF. vie
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim