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ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
practicable - feasible
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder