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supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length