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counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre