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strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
lineage - descent; ancestry
adulterate - make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent