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appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
abash - embarrass