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illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
libidinous - lustful
axiom - self-evident truth requiring no proof
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious