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epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)