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decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
censorious - severely critical
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
marital - pertaining to marriage