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extol - praise very highly; glorify
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
visage - face; appearance
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast