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Aggrandize Much of what they did was not intended to aid their country, but to aggrandize their own positions. The advertisement aggrandizes the new product by making it appear as though everyone owns one.
Animosity There was more animosity between the opposing teams’ fans than between the teams themselves.
Blandishment The salesman’s blandishments did not convince me to buy the expensive watch.
Brevity The brevity of the candidate’s speech surprised everyone.
Debauchery Sam was once wealthy, but a life of gambling and debauchery left him with nothing.
Delineate The politician delineated his disarmament proposal in great detail.
Despicable Only a despicable cad would behave so horribly.
Empathy The same thing happened to me once, so I felt empathy for the person whose car broke down on the interstate.
Endemic Once it had been endemic to Africa, but now it is becoming a world-wide epidemic.
Fetish The totem pole was a fetish of the tribe.
Flaunt Some people flaunt their wealth by buying islands.
Garner During the fall harvest, extra workers were hired to garner the crops.
Garrulous We didn’t think that the garrulous salesman would ever leave.
Harlequin The king summoned the harlequin to entertain the dinner guests.
Juxtapose To weigh your options, juxtapose the good things with the bad.
Kinetic To demonstrate kinetic energy, he threw a steel ball across the lab.
Libertine He pretended to be righteous during the day, but he was a libertine at night.
Mendacious Everyone knew the politician was mendacious, yet the voters kept reelecting him.
Milieu The poet felt that his proper milieu was the untouched wilderness of Alaska.
Obsequious The waiter’s obsequious behavior annoyed the patrons at the expensive restaurant.
Paradigm The class regarded Kate as a paradigm of good manners.
Paroxysm The class, in a paroxysm of laughter, went silent as soon as the principal walked into the room.
Recoil Liz recoiled from the harsh words as though she had been struck.
Redundant Saying that a person is a rich millionaire is redundant.
Regress If he took the job offer, Time felt that his career might regress rather than move forward.