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aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
altercation - noisy quarrel
component - element; ingredient
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment