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vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
hackneyed - commonplace; trite
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development