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augment - increase; add to
gnarled - twisted
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.