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(n.) a thin outer layer; a surface appearance or decoration in order to make it more attractive or cover defects; a deceptively attractive outward appearance
(v.) to cover with a thin layer
(adj.) worthy of reverence due to character, position, age, or religious or historical associations
(n.) the right or power of the chief executive to reject measures approved by the legislative body; any authoritative prohibition
(v.) to prevent a bill from becoming a law by exercising the right of veto; to prohibit or reject
(adj.) evaporating readily at normal temperatures or pressure levels/ changeable and potentially explosive
(v.) to decrease gradually in size, extent, power, or intensity
(n.) a gradual decline or decrease
(n.) a wooden frame joining a pair of oxen or other draft animals together at the neck; any form or symbol of bondage or subjection
(v.) to join or bond together
(n.) a comical person given to outlandish behavior; a buffoon
(adj.) ludicrously comic, bizarre, or absurd
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