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parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos