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Vocab 13

to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something wrong or unworthy) Abet
to affirm, declare confidently Aver
Noisy in a course, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous especially in an unfavorable sense Blatant
(V) to bring up or begin to talk about; to announce, introduce; to break the surface of hte water; to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to pierce in order to draw off liquid (n) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks Broach
(v) to support, prop up, strengthen (n) a supporting structure Buttress
noisy revelry or merrymaking Carousal
to compare critically in order to note differences, similarities, etc.; to arrange in order for some specific purpose Collate
an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgments, especially in one of the fine arts Connoisseur
deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation Disconsolate
To weigh down or burden; to fill up, block up, hinder Encumber
to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm Foment
Frightful, horrible, ghastly Grisly
relating to Hercules; characterized by great stength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength Herculean
showing no feeling or emotion; inanimate; motionless Impassive
Unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future Inauspicious
unquestionable, beyond dispute Incontrovertible
Puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss Nonplussed
Suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occuring at an appropriate time Opportune
Abundantly productive; abundant, profuse Prolific
A reply to a reply, especially from the defendent in a legal suit Rejoinder
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