ELITE 16

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dilate

to make wider or expand

scour

to wash away by scrubing

cue

a hint

temporal

relating to time

hallmark

any mark or symbol of genuineness or high quality

spontaneous

occuring natturally without forethought

adorn

add beauty or decorate

nondescript

lacking distinction or individual character

stimulate

to rouse or excite to action or increased action

incongruous

lacking agreement

effrontery

bold and insulting behavior

pallet

a narrow hard bed or straw-filled mattress

brooch

large decorative pin

manuscript

a book or other document written by hand

antediluvian

very old or outdated

postscript

additional information addad to the end fo a letter or other document

encroach

to infringe, to intrude

amplify

to make larger

palette

a board which an artist can hold while painting and on which colors can be mixed

ligament

connective tissue

aboveboard

without dishonesty or concealment

illuminate

to light up

complacent

too pleased with oneself

pulverize

to crush

freelance

without long term commintement to an employer

vacuous

lacking substance or intelligence

acerbic

sharp in smell and taste

euphoria

a feeling of great happiness

hapless

unfortuante or unlucky

affable

friendly, easy to talk to

verity

a widely accepted truth

orient

to establish one's location

outmoded

no longer in fashion

conjure

to summon or influence by or as if by magic

accost

to approach and speak to

tumult

a great commotion or uproar

conceit

a fanciful idea or image

prototype

the original model

bereaved

suffering the loss of a loved one

posit

to assure as a fact or principle

retrospect

the connsideration of past events

wallow

to roll about lazily

coven

a group of witches

acronym

a word created by inialts

arrogate

to claim for one's self authority

venturesome

adventurous, risky , daring

agenda

a list of things to be done

corps

a group of persons working togehter or related by common association

abrogate

to cancel or repeal by authority

calamity

an event causing extreme trouble or misery

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