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unravel - disentangle; solve
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president