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graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
crone - hag; ugly old woman
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue