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rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome