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distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
allay - calm; pacify
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.