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emasculate - weaken; castrate
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize