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preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her