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expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
perpetual - everlasting
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
indite - write; compose
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof