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transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
portly - stout; corpulent
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity