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countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
hazardous - dangerous
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
bellicose - warlike
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue